The Memphis Urban League Young Professionals (MULYP) is hosting a young professionals week that begins on Friday, October 25th.
The kick-off event is a mixer at the Silly Goose on Friday from 6-8 PM. Below are more details. To view their online invitation, click here.
Join The Movement to Empower Communities and Change Lives! The time for our generation to step up to the plate and lead is now – We’ve Got Now! If you are interested in meeting and networking with other young professionals in the Memphis area, then you are encouraged to attend our YP Week, Oct. 25-Nov. 2. Find out more about our organization during the following events:
Friday, October 25th
YP Mixer at Silly Goose, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Silly Goose, 100 Peabody Pl., Memphis, TN 38103
Meet MULYP Board Members and learn about our organization and how you can get more involved. Join us for an extended “Happy Hour” and appetizers at Silly Goose from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Saturday, October 26th
Civic Engagement & Leadership in Memphis Discussion, 10:30am-12:30pm
Memphis Business Academy, 3306 Overton Crossing St., Memphis, TN 38127
This panel features President Cynthia Daniels and Social & Cultural Chair Jamal Whitlow and aims to introduce participants to civic engagement and leadership opportunities in Memphis. Panelists will be able to share about the mission of their organization and their vision for cultivating leadership within young professionals in the community. Participants will get to hear of the impact of various programs on specific communities within Memphis as well as the city as a whole.
Saturday, October 26th
New Member Orientation, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Memphis Urban League Office, 413 N. Cleveland, Memphis, TN 38104
Membership orientation is for new and potential YP Members. Through your participation in service activities, personal and professional development meetings, signature events and networking opportunities, we are confident that you will find your membership to MULYP to be rewarding, both professionally and personally. Members can also stop by to pick up lapel pins and T-Shirts if you haven’t gotten one this year!
Wednesday, October 30th
National Urban League Young Professionals, We Got Now Webinar
NULYP is looking for the best and brightest to join The Movement to Empower Communities and Change Lives. The time for our generation to step up to the plate and lead is now – We’ve Got Now! The Membership Committee of NULYP will host a web event for future members to learn more about the organization, our activities, where they can find chapters, and how they can join. Spread the word and make sure young professionals in your area join in!
Thursday, October 31st
A Tribute to the Krush Groove Era Halloween Party, 9:00pm-1:00am
Young Avenue Deli, 2119 Young Ave Memphis, TN 38104
Hip-hop influenced costume party filled with live performances of your favorite hip-hop hits from back in the day! DJ SupaMan and DJ T.Flo on the 1’s & 2’s taking you back and keeping it live all night long!
Dress Fresh to Impress, $100 cash prize to the best 80’s Hip-Hop Gear Costume. $5.00 Admission
Saturday, November 2nd
I AM SOUL, Indie Memphis Festival, 3:30pm
Playhouse on the Square, 66 South Cooper, Memphis, TN 38103
“I AM SOUL” is a contemporary exploration of soul music and features MULYP member Tonya Dyson. This film documentary will show soul music’s rich history in Memphis and displays the inspiration, creation, and exhibition of the next wave of aspiring soul music artists. We are also partnering to distribute voter education pamphlets that facilitate understanding of the Affordable Healthcare Act and changes in the Voting Rights Acts.
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