Upcoming Events



Thursday, April 5, 2018

CULYP Member Meet & Greet

Location: City Tavern (697 N. 4th Street)

Time: 6P-8P



Saturday, April 14, 2018

NULYP National Day of Service
CULYP Presents: Creativity STEAM: Bridging the Gap between Art & Science

Location: COSI (333 W. Broad Street)

Time: 1P-3P
RSVP Here: Click Here


Saturday, April 28, 2018

CULYP YP Empowerment Summit

Location: Sheraton on Capital Square (75 E. State Street)

Time: 9:00A-6:00P


Thursday, May 3, 2018

CULYP Member Meet & Greet

Location: The Olde Oak (62 Parsons Ave)

Time: 6P-8P


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. 

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Join us for our YP Empowerment Summit on April 28th!

The Columbus Urban League Young Professionals will host its inaugural YP Empowerment Summit, a one-day professional development conference designed to provide Central Ohio young professionals and Millennials with the tools needed to enhance their respective career paths. With the theme, “360 Empowerment: A Focus on Personal, Professional & Community Growth,” the Summit will explore what it means to be a young professional in today’s landscape. Attendees will have the opportunity to expand their professional network while being immersed in interactive and thought-provoking sessions; all with the purpose of helping YPs live their best lives.

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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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Kickball registration is now open!

Join Team Too Legit to Kick as we try out a new league! This year we will be playing in the Arena District Kickball League at McFerson Commons on Tuesday nights beginning May 1. Gametimes are 6, 6:45, & 7:30. Upon confirmation, all team members will be added to the team GroupMe which is where the full schedule will be posted. Registration cost includes t-shirt.

When: Tuesdays Beginning May 1
Time: 6:00, 6:45, or 7:30
Where: McFerson Commons (215 West St Columbus, OH 43215)

If you have any questions please email Lauren at culyp.membership@cul.org

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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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