Upcoming Events



Thursday, March 15, 2018

Member Meet & Greet 

Location: The Eagle Short North (790 N. High Street)

Time: 6P-8P

Thursday, March 22, 2018

CULYP Quarterly General Body Meeting 

Location: Columbus Urban League (788 Mt. Vernon Ave)

Time: 6P-8P

Friday, March 30, 2018

CULYP Anniversary Event

Location: TBA

Time: 10P-2A

Thursday, April 5, 2018

CULYP Member Meet & Greet

Location: TBA

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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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
Elena Moore, Franklin County Children Services

Meet Elena Moore, one of our fabulous members of the Membership Committee! Learn more about this awesome member and why she wanted to join 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! 


Be Apart of the Movement!

Already a member? Join a committee!