The YGL-LA Mission


To serve as a nonpartisan and united voice for young government in greater Los Angeles through the recruitment and retention of young public servants and the creation of a network of aspiring future leaders in government. YGL-LA will help members build relationships across all levels of government within greater Los Angeles and develop leadership skills to advance their careers and impact our community.


To educate, inspire, and transform the current and future generations of government.

YGL-LA will accomplish this goal through the following:


For daily news and discussion regarding all things government in greater Los Angeles, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and join us on GovLoop.


Publications, events, and initiatives featuring current government leaders and aspiring future leaders discussing career and leadership.

Next Generation of Government Training Summit
Washington, DC | July 24-25, 2014


Recruit and retain the best and brightest in greater Los Angeles government. Provide pathways to career advancement within City, County, State, and Federal government and opportunities for cross-sector innovation and collaboration within greater Los Angeles.

Join LA’s future: Become a YGL-LA member now!



YGL Los Angeles News Feed

2013 Year in Review: YGL Los Angeles

December 30th, 2013

With the help of the Greater Los Angeles Federal Executive Board and strong support from YGL founder Steve Ressler and his GovLoop team, the Los Angeles chapter of Young Government Leaders had an more

YGL Los Angeles Holiday Mixer & Teddy Bear Drive

December 3rd, 2013

YGL-LA Holiday Mixer & Teddy Bear Drive   December 19, 2013 6:00 PM   Casey's Irish Pub 613 S. Grand AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90017 RSVP (appreciated but not required): more

YGL-LA: Back from the Shutdown & Ready to Throwdown

November 14th, 2013

Thank you GovLoop for the awesome #shutdown line! Much like the shutdown, the YGL-LA hiatus is over. One thing very obvious during the roller coaster month of October, YGL is very essential to more

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