Upcoming Events

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

CULYP Member Meet & Greet for 6-14 Day!

Location: Seventh Son  (1101 North Fourth Street)

Time: 6P-8P

Friday, June 15, 2018

Libations & Conversations

Location: Lincoln Cafe (740 E. Long Street)

Time: 6P-8P


Saturday, June 16, 2018

Columbus Urban League Fishing with Dads

Location: Linden Park (1254 Briarwood Ave)

Time: 10A-2P


Thursday, June 17-23, 2018

CULYP Black Restaurant Week

Location: Around Columbus


Message From Our President

Welcome to the Columbus Urban League Young Professionals website!

The Columbus Urban League Young Professionals (CULYP) organization is a network of young professionals which functions to support the initiatives of the Columbus Urban League (CUL), connect and engage local young professionals in the National Urban League movement, and promote the development of young professionals in the Columbus community.

-Habiba K. Bankston

Change for Change Scholarship


The CULYP is committed to becoming a key stakeholder in the advancement and success of our community. As an organization we have been actively saving our change with the ultimate goal of providing an academic scholarship to  high school seniors in pursuit of a college education. 

Apply for a CULYP Leadership Position

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Have you been searching for an opportunity to expand on your leadership skills? Now is a great time to think about applying for a position on the CULYP Executive Board. Applications are now being accepted until June 22, 2018. Please click on the link below to learn more and to apply. For more information please email culyp.elections@cul.org 

CULYP welcomes COTA as official sponsor of 'Access Granted Fireside Chat' Series

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We are proud to announce The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) as the official sponsor of our Fireside Chat Series. The Central Ohio Transit Authority is the regional public transit provider for greater Columbus and central Ohio. With a service area of 1.2 million residents, COTA provides more than 18 million passenger trips annually. COTA is committed to excellence in serving our stakeholders – customers, employees and taxpayers. Their mission is to deliver quality transportation services and conduct business courteously, safely, ethically and reliably. They believe in demonstrating leadership that is fiscally responsible and environmentally conscientious.

Our 'Access Granted' Fireside Chat Series was created to bring Young Professionals and prominent leaders in our community together to share their career journey in an intimate setting. Many of our members have gained mentors and lifelong friendships through our Fireside Chats.  This event has become one of our signature programs for our organization. 

We would like to thank COTA for their support of CULYP and our Fireside Chats.

To learn more about COTA please click the link below

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National Urban League Conference is Coming to Columbus! 

Save the Date for the 2018 YP LEAD Summit taking place during the 2018 National Urban League Conference in Columbus, Ohio.

YP LEAD Summit brings together the millennials and Young Professionals who drive the Urban League Movement. Join us as we explore ways to empower communities, change lives, and better ourselves in career and life. Expect insightful and engaging workshops, networking opportunities, and social events. Come to build new connections and strengthen old ones!


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Membership Spotlight
Greg Glasser, Dispatch Media Group

Meet Greg Glasser, Vice Chair of CULYP! Learn more about our awesome VP and why he wanted to join the movement! 

Learn more about his story here


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