Upcoming Events

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 #FitYourWay Campaign

October 20
Jesse Owens Jog

Are you up for the challenge? Join CULYP for our #FitYourWay campaign; a variety of wellness activities designed to rejuvenate and empower YPs to live their best lives.

2019-2021 Officer Election

October 10 - 17, 2018

*Members Only

Monthly Meet & Greet

October 11, 2018
Location: The Goat at LC Riversouth (219 S. High Street)

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. 

CULYP Committee Chairs Applications

October 20, 2018
Location: CULYP Website

*More Details to Come!

Red Cup Chill

October 26, 2018
Location: Sammy’s on Fifth (955 W. Fifth Ave)

Time: 10:00pm-2:00am. 

Community Service at Ronald McDonald House

October 30, 2018
Location: Ronald McDonald House (711 Livingston Ave)

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. 


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. 

CULYP Centennial Donation

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Be a part of history by donating to our Centennial Campaign in celebration of our affiliate The Columbus Urban League. We have put together a PIX campaign for a mural that will be displayed inside one of the NEW Huntington Empowerment Center training rooms. 

Show your support of the movement by donating to this campaign that will leave a lasting impression on our community for years to come. 


Membership Spotlight
Chevonne Harris, PMM Agency

Meet Chevonne Harris, Social & Culture Events Co-Chair of CULYP! Learn more about Chevonne and why she wanted to join the movement! 

Learn more about her story here

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


Be Apart of the Movement!

Already a member? Join a committee!