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NULYP Alumnus is Empowered to Be The Movement as a Political Candidate


Travis Townsend is a candidate to become the first mayor of the newly formed city of South Fulton, GA in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The formation of the city was approved in November 2016, it will be incorporated on May 1, and the mayoral election will take place March 21. Townsend was motivated to run in this history-making race because he feels it is time out for waiting for the next person to be the candidate we want.

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YPFit Apparel is Now Available!

To compliment our YPFit Initiative, YPFit T-Shirts, Long-Sleeve Shirts, and Sweatshirts are now available! To purchase your shirt, Click Here. Don't forget to take a picture while working out and use the #YPFit hashtag!

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Change your Profile Pic

What would Superman be without that 'S' on his chest? Let them know who you are, and add the new #YPEmpowered logo to your social media pictures. We made it easy for you.

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National Urban League Young Professionals Join Week 2017


With the Theme "Be The Movement", NULYP Chapters around the country will host their annual Join Week Membership Drive Events from January 30th - February 5th, 2017. Do you want to know what's going on in your area? Do you have a friend that wants to get involved in their area? Visit a our Find a Chapter page to find your nearest chapter.

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2016 YP L.E.A.D. Summit Recap


With the theme "Heroes in the Movement. The National Urban League Young Professionals celebrated another successful YP Summit during the 2016 The National Urban League Conference. Over 300 young professionals from around the country congregated in Baltimore for a 4-day packed summit filled with dynamic workshops, networking opportunities and festive evening events.

General Motors is proud to sponsor the National Urban League Young Professionals and supports its mission to empower youth to be agents of change in their respective communities.

We look forward to seeing you in St. Louis for the 2017 YP L.E.A.D. Summit.

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1st Annual YP Honors Awardees!

 

This year, President Clanton and the NULYP Executive Leadership Team decided to honor Young Professionals from across our country to bring awareness to the philanthropic and professional efforts of young leaders today. Born was NULYP Honors: Heroes in the Movement. These young professionals listed are heroes in their communities and to the people they serve. 

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Our History


In the 1980’s and 1990’s, several Urban League affiliates recognized the need to prepare a new generation of young leaders to take the mantle of leadership of the civil rights movement. Young African American men and women in their 20’s and 30’s were...

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A Message from the President


I would like to thank my fellow NULYPs for the confidence you have placed in me to represent you as your new president. Previously serving as President of the Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals and as your Policies & Procedures Chair (–under former President Brandi Richards–), my experiences there have prepared me for this new role..

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