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Training the next generation of African American leaders

Young Professionals: Welcome

New York Young Professionals

Founded April 1, 2003, the New York Urban League Young Professionals is an auxiliary group of young professionals 21-40 years old who live and/or work in NYC and the surrounding communities.

We are dedicated to supporting our community and our affiliate, the New York Urban League, through volunteerism, philanthropy, activism and leadership development.

With a rich history rooted in community, the New York Young Professionals are the training ground for young professionals who  serve as Community Activists, Elected Officials,  Educators, and Corporate and Nonprofit Leaders. 

To support the New York Urban League in Empowering Communities and Changing Lives the goals for this new administration are to:

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Membership Engagement

Deepen relationship with current members by leveraging their strengths and creating programming that directly aligns with the interests of the membership.

Relationship Enhancement

Strengthening the relationship with our affiliate, the New York Urban League, by collaborating on events, completing at least 10,000 service hours, and raising at least $50,000 for our affiliate give.

Partnership Enrichment

Developing partnerships with at least 10 new public & private companies to strengthen our service impact.

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12th Annual State Of Young Black New York (SOYBNY)
SOYBNY is a signature event of the New York Urban League Young Professionals, which brings together professionals to assess the current condition of young Black New York. This year we're focusing on what it means to be Holistically Black: Navigating a Post-COVID World Through a Wellness Lens.
Jun 10, 10:00 AM EDT
Medgar Evers College,
1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
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Personal and
Professional Development

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Volunteer Opportunities

Fund Development


Build Lifelong Relationships

Young Professionals: What We Do

Meet Our Members

“NYULYP is a community of diverse professionals from all boroughs that come together to learn, level up, and serve. Our impact spans across advocacy, education, economic development, housing, and health and wellness which creates a space for Young Professionals like YOU!”

Lakimja D. Mattocks

New York Urban League

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Membership Demographics


Active Members


Gender Breakdown


Number of Service Hours

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Chapter Awards

2022 National Day of Service
2022 Eastern Region Chapter of Excellence Award


2021 Eastern Region Pivot Award 
2021 National Day of Empowerment


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Join the NYUL Young Professionals

With an annual donation of $85, you will have access to all the benefits of the NYUL Young Professionals network

Looking for job opportunities?

Want to serve the community?

Want access to networking events?

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