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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Understanding the full range of NC’s educational opportunities and challenges in a national and global context.

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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.

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Application period for Class XXV opens May 17.

Apply to Leadership North Carolina

The application period for Leadership North Carolina Class XXV (2017 – 2018) opens May 17, 2017, and closes June 30, 2017.  For more information and to complete the interest form to receive updates, visit the Apply page.


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

Program Update: LNC Class XXIV (2016-2017)

The members of LNC Class XXIV are just two sessions away from wrapping up the 2016-2017 program year.  This diverse group of 55 leaders from across the state first came together for their Orientation session in Boone in October.  They formed quick connections and were immediately engaged when they reconvened in Raleigh for their November Government session.  Highlights of that session included a tRead More

Recruiting Leaders for LNC Class XXV

Are you interested in learning about challenges and opportunities in North Carolina while building connections with leaders from across the state?  Do you know someone who would be an excellent LNC candidate?  The LNC recruitment committee is working hard to build the next great class of North Carolina leaders, and they need your help.

LNC provides a unique opportunity to learn more about the sRead More

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