National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) chapters nationwide celebrate service by joining together to promote comprehensive STEAM educational opportunities and mentoring each Spring. By planning activities that expose black and minority communities, particularly youth, to fields they are underrepresented in, chapters generate excitement and awareness. Chapters partnered with STEAM, STEM, arts and mentoring organizations


In 2016, 2,224 volunteers and community members engaged in this day of action to inspire youth to explore STEAM opportunities


$8,850 in financial resources and donations was generated for these events


153 Partners engaged including, but not limited to: education, mentoring and community organizations, corporations, government agencies


Event Highlights:

  • Career Fairs to expose youth to careers in STEAM, presented by YP members and other experts in a variety of fields

  • Museum Trips to expose youth to creative and hands-on exhibits focused on science and the arts

  • Interactive workshops hosted at area schools to highlight engineering, in everyday life as well as in extreme circumstances