Leadership NC:
Health and Human Services

Exploring issues around health care costs and access as well as topics such as hunger and nutrition, mental illness, and the aging of the state’s population.

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Various levels of government join the group to explain their roles and responsibilities, how they interact with one another, and the scope of the services each provides.

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Economic Development

Exploring North Carolina's roots in agriculture and textiles and its emergence as a leader in entrepreneurship.

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Addressing the full scope of the state’s education system, from early childhood programs through post-graduate and technical training opportunities.

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Exploring the pros and cons of a variety of energy options, learn about the economic and policy dynamics at play, and see examples of sustainability and cutting-edge research in action.


Leadership North Carolina is an independent, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that engages current and emerging leaders from across the state through the Leadership North Carolina Program and ongoing networking and service opportunities.

Leadership North Carolina’s mission is to inform, develop, and engage committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and opportunities facing the state.

Each year LNC recruits committed individuals interested in learning more about their state and connecting with fellow leaders. Through innovative programming, LNC teaches these engaged citizens about the challenges and opportunities facing North Carolina and offers tools to turn their knowledge into action for the benefit of the state.

LNC promotes ongoing networking and education among alumni and current program participants through its monthly Lunch and Learn series, service opportunities within the Red Thread project, and the annual LNC Forum.


Latest News/Press

LNC Application Period Open Through June 30, 2015

The application period for Leadership North Carolina Class XXIII (2015-2016) is now open. Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2015. Your materials will be considered complete when LNC has received your application, your $75 application fee, and your two letters of reference. All components must be received by the June 30 deadline.

To access the online application, please choose the “…Read More

LNC Awards

Each spring, the Awards Committee of the LNC Board of Directors announces awards based on nominations received from alumni across the state.  We are pleased to announce Bob Seligson and Governor Jim Martin as two of this year’s recipients.  The winner of the LNC Class XXII Stanley Frank Class Award will be shared during the May 15th graduation and awards ceremony.  Follow us on Twitter @Leade…Read More

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