The Mission of NORLI is to help promote regionalism and to provide a diverse cross section of current and emerging leaders from the business, non-profit, and governmental sectors from throughout the Region with a more thorough understanding of issues and an enhanced ability to collaborate for the greater good of the community.
The New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing community leaders the opportunity to identify, collaborate, and address key issues for the betterment of the Greater New Orleans Region. NORLI draws upon a diverse group of stakeholders from around the ten parish region to engage in thought-provoking personal and professional development programs covering topics such as public policy, healthcare, education, diversity and equity, environment and sustainability, economic development, and criminal justice.
The Regional Leadership Program is our trademark 9 month session series focused on key issues that impact our economy and quality of life within the region. Regional Leadership includes over 40 participants from around the ten parish region and features seven independent classes and an opening and closing retreat. The program creates value through education, networking opportunities, and leadership skills building.