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

"House of Hayden" Fashion Show

ASU Hayden Lawn, 300 E. Orange Mall, Tempe, AZ

YP will have a table at Arizona State University's "House of Hayden" Fashion Show, presented by the Black Medical Students Association and the African Students Association. Join us as we observe National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) National Day of Service and its focus on STEAM careers - science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. #NDOS15


Community Gardening with Tiger Mountain Foundation

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Garden of Tomorrow, 1823 E. Broadway, Phoenix, AZ

The GPHXULYP Community Outreach Committee will work with Tiger Mountain Foundation at the Garden of Tomorrow. This organization focuses its efforts on building community gardens and teaching the individuals from those areas how to garden and properly prepare healthy foods. By giving a community something to work on and take care of; the community, in return feels a since of ownership and accomplishment with their community. It is the goal of Tiger Mountain Foundation to build strong, healthy communities, and in the process help lower the crime rate and teen violence.

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