Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals

Welcome to the Valley, where the sun shines bright and the Greater Phoenix Urban League movement is going strong. Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (GPHXULYP) was founded in 2005 to provide opportunities for professional development, civic engagement and community empowerment among professionals ages 21 to 40.

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Join a National Movement

Our organization is the local chapter of National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP), a National Urban League volunteer auxiliary founded in 1999 to enable young go-getters to empower their communities and change lives. Our mission is to support the Urban League movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and leadership development.

NULYP started off with people just like you – people looking for an opportunity to make a difference. Now is your time! There has never been a more urgent need for people with your talent, drive and compassion across the Valley of the Sun. Learn more about NULYP and our local YP chapter. Sign up to become a member.

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How to Become a YP Member

Membership in Greater Phoenix Urban League YP is $60 per year and is open to any individuals ages 21 to 40 who are interested in empowering this community. Dues may be paid online or in person at a General Body Meeting, held every third Thursday or as necessary at 7:00 PM.  The location of the meeting varies depending upon the programming for that month. Our members ONLY Town Hall meeting is held biannually and information will be sent via email.



 Membership lasts for a term of one year and includes full membership in the Greater Phoenix Urban League. Complete the online application now.


GPHXULYP Membership dues are used to fund the programs of both the Greater Phoenix Urban League and the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals. Together, we help make our city a more equitable place for all.

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Previous events

YP Presents "Know Your Rights"

Native American Connections, 650 N. 2nd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Learn how to safely and successfully interact with law enforcement at this free community panel, including constitutional law professors, lawyers, and the founder of Brothers and Sisters Against Police Brutality. The panel will not provide individualized legal advice, but will educate us all on our rights and responsibilities. Don't miss it! Free and open to the public.


Phoenix YP Masquerade Party

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Paris of Scottsdale, 4280 N Drinkwater Blvd #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Get ready for the Phoenix area's premier Halloween party, featuring DJ RAMSES JA of 101.3 The Beat on the 1's and 2's!

-FREE Entry for all paid members of Phoenix YP

-Champagne toast and VIP seating sponsored by Belaire Rosé

-VIP Seating available: Two bottles of Ciroc Vodka :: $300 Two bottles of Belaire Rosé :: $200

-ALL Proceeds benefit the community empowerment programs of Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals

YP Presents: RENT OR BUY? Homebuying Workshop

Greater Phoenix Urban League Headquarters, 1402 S. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

To rent or to buy - that is the question! Learn how to decide whether your finances are ready for the homebuying leap, and tips on how to do it successfully. Featuring presentations by loan officer Tom Maison and licensed realtor (and YP member) Zachary Negron Yelder! Don't miss this FREE session.

YP Playground Building with KABOOM!

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Imagine Desert West, 6738 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ

Join the GPHXULYP Community Outreach Committee and Kaboom as we build a playground for children in need. Meet us at 6:30 AM at Imagine Desert West located at 6738 W. McDowell Road in Phoenix, Arizona.

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