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


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Casablanca Lounge, 7134 E Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Join the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (YP) for our First Friday’s Event. We will network and socialize at the Casablanca Lounge (7134 E Stetson Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85251) on Friday, July 3rd, from 4pm to 8pm. The cost for members is $5, and non-members are $10. Membership has its privileges. To join YP, please visit

"First Fridays" is a nationally recognized networking event targeting African American professionals held on the first Friday of every month in various cities throughout North America and now PHX! These events started in 1987 and provide urban professionals an opportunity to socially network, exchange and share ideas on professional, educational, political and social issues.

GPHXULYP Membership Drive

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{9} the Gallery, 1225 Grand Avenue, Phoenix, AZ

Meet and mingle with urban young professionals in a fun and artsy environment at the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (YP) Membership Drive! This is a fashion-forward event, so dress to impress while mingling over fine art.

YP Members: Bring as many non-members as you can. A prize will be awarded to the member that brings the most guests.

We will be raffling off tickets to two upcoming concerts: Jagged Edge and Floetry, live in Phoenix!

All proceeds benefit our efforts to travel to the National Urban League Conference in July 2015. Help YP represent the Valley of the Sun and bring back valuable learnings for this community.

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