The Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals (MULYP) is a chapter of the National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP). Our is a network of young professionals across the country who provide leadership development, economic empowerment and community volunteer opportunities for other young professionals.
The organization trains, develops and educates young professionals to take leadership roles within the National Urban League, the civil rights movement, and society-at-large. Members of NULYP are defining, developing, implementing, and leading the next generation Civil Rights agenda.
MULYP is an auxiliary organization dedicated to bringing the next generation of leaders into the Urban League movement. Along with our affiliate, the Minneapolis Urban League, we support the goals and mission of the National Urban League by serving our communities and developing our members through mentoring, tutoring, scholarships, economic empowerment, political engagement, and leadership development programs.
MULYP also works to strengthen our members by encouraging them to achieve balance in their lives even as they work to strengthen their communities. To this end, MULYP strives to develop programs that encourage individual members’ personal and professional development.
Who can join?
- Adults ages 18-40
What are the benefits?
- Annual membership to MUL and NULYP
- Discounts and free access to specified MULYP events
- Invitations to MUL annual events and pre-receptions
- Discount to NULYP annual conferences and events
- Networking opportunities with other professionals
- Advertising opportunities and much more!
What’s expected of me?
- Meeting attendance
- Payment of annual membership fee
- Be active – attend our events, share the work of the Minneapolis Urban League, volunteer, refer people to our programs and more!
Individuals interested in membership can learn about the organization by attending at least one of the monthly events (community service event or social event). At these events, executive committee and member representatives are on hand with additional information and membership applications for interested individuals. If you are not able to attend an event or haven’t attended an event, don’t worry! We still want you to be involved.
To be an organization with standards of excellence in serving the community, developing leaders and creating a social network for young professionals that will build powerful relationships.
We support the mission of the Minneapolis Urban League and the National Urban League Young Professionals. Our mission is to bring about social and economic equality. We accomplish our empowerment goals through the five-point agenda:
- Education and Youth Empowerment
- Economic Empowerment
- Health and Quality of Life Empowerment
- Civic Engagement Empowerment
- Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment
Passion has no bounds. The Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals is committed to Diversity in order to bring about empowerment and change in our community. We welcome all genders, religions, ethnicities, national origins, socioeconomic status and physical abilities. Diversity brings unique perspective and openness that will provide an extended network of key stakeholders in the state of Minnesota. Bring your ideas, bring your creativity, bring your talents, knowledge, skills and most importantly bring your passion for empowering the community!
We’re developing today’s generation into tomorrow’s leaders.