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YP End of Year Celebration

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Hanny's, 40 N 1st st. , Phoenix

The end of the year is here! We will like to invite you out to celebrate 2018 with YP! This will be an evening of toasting to this year's accomplishments and celebrating with our members and Phoenix community on helping this year be impactful on helping elevate Phoenix.


YP Cash Mob Crawl

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Join us as we visit and show our support for the businesses & organizations working towards ensuring our community remaining a thriving one!

Saturday, November 17th.

9am - 12pm - Breakfast & Coffee (Location will be announced soon)

1pm - 5pm - Lunch, Carwash & Block party Location: 820 E Indian School, Phoenix

Island Sensation Cuisine (Authentic Jamaican Food)

Abyssinia Restaurant & Cafe (Traditional Ethiopian Cuisine)

Sage Beauty Supply (Cosmetics & Beauty Supply)

TBD Carwash (Proceeds to benefit TBD)

7pm - Until - Live Music & Drinks Poetic Soul Sessions | 9521 N 7th Street, Phoenix (Open Mic & Open Jam Experience)

Black Masquerade Party IV

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Casablanca Rooftop Lounge , 7134 E Stetson Dr., Scottsdale

Join us as we kickoff our fourth annual YP Weekend, here in the valley.

Starting the weekend off with the Black Masquerade Party! Ladies & Gentlemen get ready because the turn up is going to be real! Ain't no party like a YP party!!

Members: $5 Non-Members: $10

You MUST rsvp through eventbrite prior to arriving at the door. If you do not rsvp prior to the party you will have to pay $10 no matter membership status!!!

RSVP for your ticket today!

All tickets that are rsvp must be paid at the door!

Pop-up Yoga Session with YP

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Mesa Rivervew Park, 2100 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa

Join YP this Sunday for a Yoga “Pop-Up Session” with Yogi Dana Perry to help improve your Yoga Practice.

Yoga is an ancient meditative and restorative practice with roots stemming in ancient India. Yoga has many mental, physical and emotional health benefits.

We're excited to offer this workshop at the end of National Yoga Month!

YP Members: FREE Non-YP Members: $5

Urban Expo 2018

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Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd, Phoenix

We are excited for one of the biggest events to take place this year here in Phoenix!

Urban Expo, will be a family fun day in the park that will allow us to celebrate the culture and the people within our urban community!

We will be having live entertainment, food vendors, local businesses and much more!!

YP and Chill (September General Body Meeting)

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Greater Phoenix Urban League , 1402 S. 7th Ave, Phoenix

Join your favorite young professionals in September for our general body meeting and have a chance to network and chill. This will be an event for you to learn more on what's happening with YP and learning more about being on the YP board.

Hors d'oeuvres and drinks (beer and wine) will be served

Any nonmember who buys a ticket can receive $5 off of their membership in the month of September

**Members will get a gift!

The Millennial Mixer

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The Park Street Food Bar, 3 S 2nd St #114, , Phoenix, AZ 85004

Join two of the valley's most socially engaged and passionate young professionals groups, Young Nonprofit Professional Network Phoenix & Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals for The Millennial Mixer at The Park Street Food Bar in downtown Phoenix. Be sure to bring your business cards! Appetizers and light refreshments will be provided.

PARKING Park in the Collier Center Garage on Washington & 2nd St and bring your parking ticket in for validation up to 1.5 hours. Parking Map

The Career Masterclass

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University of Phoenix, 1625 W Fountainhead Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85282

Join YP for a one day boot-camp style training to assist individuals with preparing and improving their resumes along with interviewing tips and tricks.

•What are those recruiters up to? ◦What recruiters look for when they see your application/resume

◦30-60 sec rule ▪Did you know that employers/recruiters may decide to accept or reject a resume in 60 or fewer seconds?

•Resume do’s and don’ts ◦Learn the essentials of how to write a resume that will help you showcase your greatest strengths.

◦Workshop participants will have the chance to have their resume reviewed by HR professionals.

•Interview etiquette ◦Presentation on do’s and don’ts during an interview •30 second elevator pitch-interview edition

◦Mock interviews ▪We will provide a mock scenario and interview questions

▪Peer/HR professional will give constructive feedback on overall interview, body language, speech, and mannerisms •After the interview...what's next? How to follow up after the interview ◦When the interview is over, proper thank you notes to send ◦What to do if you haven't heard from the employer/recruiter in a while. ◦If you received a job offer from the employer ◦When you didn’t get the job.. keep it professional!

Speed Networking

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Bitters Bar & Food , 1455 N Scottsdale RD, Scottsdale, AZ 85257

As part of the 2018 Lead Week, YP is bringing back our beloved Speed Networking event. Join us as we connect the Movers & Shakers throughout the valley in a networking event unlike any other. Last year we received an incredible response so we had to bring this event back! Meet, Connect & Repeat.

General Public $10, Members $5

Leading The Pack: Developing Presentation Skills To Advance Your Career

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Microsoft Store , 3111 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226

Join Microsoft + YP as we present our guests with the tools to improve their Pitching and Presentation skills, to communicate effectively, evoke confidence, and display the leadership skills necessary to advance! Pitching and presenting is an essential part to developing your career.

This will be a free, 1 hour, hands-on workshop on Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. Engaging, powerful and easy-to-create presentations have never been easier.

During this workshop you will learn how to: • Learn how to command attention and Design effective presentations for pitches and presentations • Add visual elements for aesthetic appeal • Incorporate data, charts and graphs • Make an impact by using all of the key, new features that PowerPoint has to offer

2018 Youth Leadership Summit

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Microsoft Corporation , 60 E. Rio Salado Pkwy #1200, Tempe, AZ 85281

Join the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals at our 3rd Annual Youth Leadership Summit, on Saturday, April 14th. We will be convening at 9:00am at Microsoft Corporation. Join us for a day of career exploration, college preparation, and team building with your community. The summit is open to high school students, and registration is limited.

Panera Fundraising with YP

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Panera Bread, 2000 East Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe

Come support YP as we partner with Panera Bread to help raise funds for our organization to continue helping fulfill initiatives of the mission to Elevate Phoenix!!

How it works: 1. Grab a friend or two, better yet four or more

  1. Go to the Panera on 2000 East Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281 on March28, 2018 between 4:00pm and 8:00pm.

  2. Show them the flyer in print, on your phones or simply mention Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals at checkout so the sale can go toward the fundraiser.

  3. In the end, a whopping 20% of each Panera order will go toward GPHXULYP. Talk about a good chunk of pasta dollars.

You can't make it? No worries, you can order online.

Ordering Online for Rapid Pick-Up orDelivery?

Enter "FUND" as your Promo Code to have a portion of your proceeds donated to GPHXULYP.

For YP Members only! We are having a fun Competition with the Panera Fundraiser!

Here's how to win!

The YP member who brings the most people to the fundraiser will enjoy a Platinum Membership to Elite Restaurants As an Elite Restaurant member, the foodie who wins will have over 60 free Entrees to amazing restaurant around the valley (up to a $250.00 Value!).

At check in each person who attends the fundraiser will let us know how they heard about the event. The person who brings the most guests wins!

Thank you for your sponsoring our Panera Fundraiser competition, Homeslanger

YP CONext Youth Mentoring Workshop "The View"

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Mountain Pointe High School, 4201 E knox Road, Phoenix

YP CoNext Youth Mentoring Workshops are organized to connect minority high school students with minority young professionals in the Valley.

For the month of March, the students attending the YP CoNext workshop will engage in conversation with young professional men and women who are graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and predominantly white institutes (PWIs). It is imperative that students are exposed to both types of institutions, to help them decide on the college or university that is a good fit for them.

The conversation will be transparent from the Alumni and students will complete the workshop informed with an enhanced perspective of the different types of institution. Additionally, students will participate in a working session for writing personal statements for college admissions.

Securing The Bag: How Will Tax Reform Impact You?

Greater Phoenix Urban League Headquarters, 1402 S. 7th Ave , Phoenix

Are you familiar with the new tax reform bill that was recently passed? If not, come out to YP February general body meeting as CPA Accountant Jerry McPherson will be sharing all the changes to the tax code including how it will impact YOU! Get ahead of the changes and tax advantage now!

This is a FREE workshop that is open to the public!

Doors open at 6:30pm, Program starts at 7:00pm

YP JOIN WEEK 2018: Sip, Tip & Dip Bar Crawl

Lustre Bar, 2 E Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Az 85004

2nd Annual Sip, Tip & Dip Bar Crawl is back by popular demand!!!

This year we will be providing special transportation as we will be sipping, tipping and dipping on the London Bus to our host of venues!

This year’s bar crawl will be dedicated to the 90’s so come in style!

Festivities will be starting at Lustre Bar downtown Phoenix at 3pm and the bus will be leaving at 3:45pm heading to Tempe!

Price: $30 (includes Survivors kit, Bar entry & London Bus Transportation)

YP JOIN WEEK 2018: Match Made in the Movement

Because, 5149 E. University Dr., Tempe, AZ

This event will be hosted by one of Phoenix's Hottest young people - Sasha Simmons and Johnny Jones Jr.

Each Bachelor and Bachelorette will be given complimentary date tickets to black owned establishments around the Phoenix valley. Our aim is to promote black love, black businesses and grow the community through the funds that are raised.

Thank you to our sponsors: Your Art Party, Poetic Soul, Black Theatre Troupe, Michael's at Park Central and Great Skate.

All bids start at $5 and the event is $5 to attend with 1 FREE drink ticket for all attendees.

Attire: Dress to impress (Reference: cocktail) this is a professional social event, where you are keeping the company of a potential partner as well as business acquaintance, all while helping an amazing cause.

YP JOIN WEEK 2018: Wealth Wednesday

4600 E. Washington street suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals, will be hosting a Wealth Wednesday for YP Join Week 2018. It will be a evening of teaching how to build financial wealth from some of the Wall street financial concepts being used such as Rule of 72, debt stacking and finding your financial independence number.