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Join Week 2018 

Join Week is the National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) nationwide membership drive. The theme of Join NULYP Week 2018 is Empowered to Lead. Leadership is a key component of the NULYP brand.
Our chapters have a long tradition of developing leaders for the National Urban League movement and its Affiliates, in our communities and in the business world.

#JoinWeek18 #EmpoweredToLead.


Learn more about our discounted membership rates during Join Week 2018! 

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College Fair - January 20, 2018 | 12PM-4PM
OSU African American & African Studies Community Extension Center (905 Mt. Vernon Ave)

A college fair highlighting Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This event is geared toward High School Students, but is certainly open to students of all ages. The HBCUs represented will set up individual tables full of information and giveaways. Attendees will have the opportunity to make their way around the fair and gain information on as many schools in attendance as they wish. Those students who are high school seniors and wish to apply, will have access to computers to complete applications on the spot. During the event, information will be provided about scholarship opportunities, essay writing tips, and insight on what to do after you have been accepted. The event will be open, meaning students and parents may come and go as they please and do not have to stay for the whole event in its entirety. Confirmed HBCU attendees include:
North Carolina A&T
Southern University
Miles College
Central State
Jackson State
Kentucky State
Tennessee State
Alabama State
Winston Salem State

Workshops on Scholarships, Application Process, Grants, FAFSA and After You get Accepted will be offered throughout the event. 

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Valentines Day Card Service Event - January 21, 2018 |1PM-3PM
Park Street Cantina (491 Park Street) 

Join us for an afternoon creating Valentine’s Cards for the seniors. We will supply all the materials we just need you to come out and help us brighten someone's day by making cards that we can pass out for Valentines Day! We'll be spreading the love by making 300 Valentine's Day cards that will be distributed to organizations across the city including Meals on Wheels and Retirement Homes. 

Come join us on Sunday January 22nd from 1-3pm at Park Street Cantina, for a little community service! For every 5 cards made, you'll be entered into a raffle for a $50 gift card.


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Negotiating Anything: A Live Podcast Event - January 22, 2018 | 5:30PM-8PM
Two Dollar Radio Headquarters (1124 Parsons Ave)

 Join us as we hear from Negotiating Expert Kwame Christian from the American Negotiation Institute on helpful tips to negotiating. This event is aimed to arm YPs with the tools and confidence to negotiate and resolve conflict.

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Welcome to the League Event - January 24, 2018 | 6PM-8PM
Columbus Urban League (788 Mt. Vernon Ave)

This is a great event for all CULYP members and guests! Join us at our affiliate The Columbus Urban League and get an introduction to the Urban League and Urban League YPs with added emphasis on the 100th anniversary of the CUL and Columbus hosting the annual conference for 2018! 

                                                                                                                Food provided by Creole Kitchen  

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Libations & Conversations - January 25, 2018 | 6PM-8PM
Lincoln Cafe (740 East Long Street) 

A moderator led discussion night full of hot topics ranging from the current political climate to dating/relationships to personal development and beyond.

This event is FREE for all CULYP members & guests! 

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Red Cup Chill - January 26, 2018 | 10PM-2AM
World of Beer Easton (3934 Townsfair Way)

An after-hours social event for Columbus’ YPs. Open to members and non-members, the event provides an informal, low-barrier setting to network, “kickback”, and socialize. Join us at World of Beer in Easton Town Center! 

Music Provided by our official in House DJ, DJ Durl! 

CULYP Members and Guest are FREE during Join Week!