Blog & Events
YLNI Farmers Market
Join us EVERY SATURDAY (through September 28th) downtown at the YLNI Farmers Market on Saturday mornings from 9am - 1pm. Check out over 80+ vendors each week including: Baked Goods, Fresh Seasonal Produce, Food Trucks, Breweries, Arts & Crafts, Live Music, Kids Activities and more!
Living Fort Wayne Concert Series - August Concert
Come out to the Headwaters Park Pavilion West on Wednesday, August 28 for a family-friendly, FREE Concert, music, food trucks, and more!
Hot Spot - Meet the Board Night!
Join us for our monthly hot spots and get a chance to meet the new YLNI Board of Directors. We'd love a chance to get to know you better and make some new friends!
Living Fort Wayne Concert Series - July Concert
Come out to the Headwaters Park Pavilion West on Wednesday, July 31st for this family friend, FREE concert, food trucks, and more!
Hot Spot - Catch The Vibe 2019
Join us for our July Hot Spot at The Philmore in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters' Catch The Vibe event. This event will include a concert featuring Puzzle Pieces to benefit BBBS! Check out the event page for more details.
Congrats Leadership Institute Graduates - Class of 2019
We were blessed with another great 2019 Leadership Institute Class. Hear from some of the graduates themselves to learn more their experience with the institute first hand.
General Membership Event
Join us as we celebrate our community pride, our growing programming, and our talented network of young professionals!
With support from the Lincoln Financial Foundation, YLNI launched a video project aimed at helping showcase area venues and attractions in a manner that would be attractive to the young leaders that our community hopes to attract and retain.
Vision 20/20 Survey Results
Vision 20/20 began when our Advisory Council, a group of influential community leaders, challenged us to return Northeast Indiana to a prosperous region to help bring back the swagger this community used to know so well.
YLNI Provides Opportunities for Personal Relationships
“Where can a young professional create a personal relationship with a community leader? Is there somewhere to simply ask questions and learn more about particular community leaders in a non-intimidating and intimate environment? “
YLNI Signs onto Indiana Competes, Supports the Passage of a Strong Hate Crimes Law in Indiana
The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) Board of Directors voted to sign onto the Indy Chamber’s Indiana Competes initiative, which aims to support a strong hate crimes law being passed in the 2019 Indiana legislative session.
YLNI Hot Spots offer a Warm Welcome
Imagine walking into a neat, local restaurant and seeing a group of young professionals mingling in the corner. You are greeted by a couple of big, warm smiles and given a name tag. Would you be nervous, intimidated, excited, or maybe even a combination of the two?
2017 YLNI Candidate Boot Camp
YLNI Candidate Boot Camp is designed to encourage Northeast Indiana’s emerging leaders to think critically about public service.