Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals

Welcome to the Valley, where the sun shines bright and the Greater Phoenix Urban League movement is going strong. Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (GPHXULYP) was founded in 2005 to provide opportunities for professional development, civic engagement and community empowerment among professionals ages 21 to 40.

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Join a National Movement

Our organization is the local chapter of National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP), a National Urban League volunteer auxiliary founded in 1999 to enable young go-getters to empower their communities and change lives. Our mission is to support the Urban League movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and leadership development.

NULYP started off with people just like you – people looking for an opportunity to make a difference. Now is your time! There has never been a more urgent need for people with your talent, drive and compassion across the Valley of the Sun. Learn more about NULYP and our local YP chapter. Sign up to become a member.

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How to Become a YP Member

Membership in Greater Phoenix Urban League YP is $60 per year and is open to any individuals ages 21 to 40 who are interested in empowering this community. Dues may be paid online or in person at a General Body Meeting, held every third Thursday or as necessary at 7:00 PM.  The location of the meeting varies depending upon the programming for that month. Our members ONLY Town Hall meeting is held biannually and information will be sent via email.


 Membership lasts for a term of one year and includes full membership in the Greater Phoenix Urban League. Complete the online application now.


GPHXULYP Membership dues are used to fund the programs of both the Greater Phoenix Urban League and the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals. Together, we help make our city a more equitable place for all.

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Previous events

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.

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