Upcoming Events



Thursday, December 5, 2017

CULYP Lunch & Learn: Affordable Housing - SOLD OUT!

Location: Ohio Housing Finance Agency (57 E. Main St.)

Time: 11:30pm - 1:00pm

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

CULYP Member Appreciation Event 

Location: Woodlands Backyard (668 Grandview Ave.)

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Sunday, December 31, 2017


Location: Sheraton Downtown Columbus (75 East State Street)

Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am


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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New Year's Eve! 

It's that time of the year where we celebrate our accomplishments throughout 2017 and party into the New Year! Our Annual New Year's Eve celebration returns on December 31, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Columbus! 

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Membership Spotlight
Kristin Edwards, CoGo Bike Share

Meet our NEW Marketing Co-Chair Kristin Edwards and learn more about this marketing guru and why she wanted to do more for the movement! 

Learn more about her story here

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Volunteer & Read to our Youth Every Third Wednesday!

"A book is a gift you can open again and again" 

YP's Read is an initiative that allows the members of the CULYP to connect with the students of the Head Start Program through lunchtime reading. For 1 hour on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, make a difference in a child's life!

Sign Up Here! 


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