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New York Urban League of Young Professionals

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Transcript of New York Urban League of Young Professionals

OFFICERS

President
Chadwick W. Roberson

Vice President
Erika A. Beckles

Secretary
Avis Atkins

Treasurer
Lemar T. White

Parliamentarian
Beatrice Lors



NYULYP
New Member Orientation


Our History
- The National Urban League
Our Home
- New York Urban League
Our Community
- National Urban League Young Professionals & New York Urban League Young Professionals
Our Impact
- Committee Participation
Your Involvement
- Joining the movement
Agenda
Urban League Structure
National Urban League
Our History

Mission
The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.

President and CEO 2003 - Present
MARC H. MORIAL

Appointed: May 15th, 2003
Former New Orleans Mayor
Appointed the League's 8th President & Chief Executive Officer.
Worked to increase the organization's profile, both locally and nationally.
Introduced a five point empowerment agenda that focuses on closing the equality gaps which exist for African Americans and other emerging ethnic communities.

National Initiatives

Education:
Project Ready:
Involves nearly 2,000 students nationwide, providing 8th-12th graders
with opportunities that aid in their transition from high school and position them for post-secondary success.
Jobs Rebuild America Campaign:
A series of public and private investments totaling more than $70 million promoting programs such as the UL Entrepreneurship Centers and the Mature Workers Program.
Health:
Walgreens Way to Well Health Bus Tour:
Provides free health resources to residents in urban and minority communities who experience disproportionately higher rates of preventable disease
Housing:
Comprehensive Housing Counseling & Home Ownership Preparation
Foreclosure Prevention
Financial Literacy

Our Home
New York Urban League
Mission:
The mission of the New York Urban League (NYUL) is to enable African Americans and other underserved ethnic communities to secure a first class education, economic self-reliance and equal respect of their civil rights through programs, services and advocacy in our highly diversified city.

PRESIDENT & CEO 2009 - Present
ARVA RICE

Appointed: April 13, 2009
2nd female CEO in the NYUL's 94 year history
Over 20 years of experience in the non-profit area.
Former Executive Director of Project Enterprise an organization that provides promising entrepreneurs with micro-loans.
Commissioner for the NYC Equal Empowerment Practices Commission.

NYUL Signature Events

HBCU Fair
Frederick Douglass Dinner
NYUL Football Classic
Champions of Diversity
NYUL Golf Classic

Our Community
New York Urban League of Young Professionals
The New York Urban League Young Professionals (NYULYP) is a unique entity of the New York Urban League designed to serve as an empowerment forum for individuals ages twenty-one to forty that live and work throughout New York City.

NYULYP was founded April 1, 2003
The NYULYP is run by an 9-person Executive Board consisting of 4 Officers and 5 Committee Chairpersons. NYULYP is one of 62 chapters of the National Urban League Young Professionals

PRESIDENT 2014 - Present
Chadwick W. Roberson


Appointed: July 1, 2012
Focused on helping underserved communities. 
Alumnus of Southern University and A&M College
Works in FX Risk Management at JPMorgan

MEMBERSHIP

AGE RANGE
21-40 Years Old

EDUCATION
Bachelors / Masters
Doctoral / Professional
Technical

OCCUPATIONS
Finance / Business / Legal
Entrepreneurs / Government / Civics
Media / Entertainment / Scientists
Education / Health / Graduate Students
Hospitality / Marketing & Advertising/
Human Resources

GENDER
60% Female
40% Male

INCOME
$55,00 - $110,000+

Our Impact
COMMUNITY IMPACT

Total Volunteers:
Total Volunteer Hours: 13,068
Affiliate Volunteer Hours:
Affiliate Give: $
Financial Impact: $

SELECT POPULATIONS SERVED
Families in Need
First Year College Students
High School Students
Underrepresented and Underemployed


CURRENT/PAST PARTNERSHIPS
Bronx: Part of the Solution Soup Kitchen (POTS)
Manhattan: Middle Collegiate Church
Brooklyn: Walgreens Wellness Fair
Queens: New York Cares Day
Staten Island: Backpack Distribution
*Fiscal Year '14 Data
Charitable Fundraisers

Bragging Rights
Kick-off party to the Whitney M. Young Football Classic.
Proceeds go to the education efforts of the NYULYP.


REBIRTH!
Annual celebration of culture inspired by the young influential African Americans that gave birth to the Harlem Renaissance, as well as, a celebration of this cultural revival that continues to appear in the New York City community today.

For more information contact
Membership Chair: Shalima L. McCants at
ypmembership@nyul.org

Our NYULYP Committees

Fund Development:
This committee focuses on providing financial resources, through fundraising events and corporate partnerships. Chair: Nikki D. Caesar
, ypfunddev@nyul.org



Membership:
This committee's responsibility is to cultivate member engagement with existing and new members, to ensure the growth of NYULYP. Chair: Shalima L. McCants,
ypmembership@nyul.org


Programs:
This committee spearheads events sponsored by the affilate in conjunction with the NYULYPs. Chair: Olubunmi Awofeso,
ypprograms@nyul.org

Our NYULP Committees
Civics & Economics:

This committee focuses on

developing, promoting, and providing tools and activities that empower and inform NYULYP members and the communities they serve.
Chair: Mary J. Goodwin,
ypcivicsecon@ynyul.org



Communications:
Is centered around marketing NYULYP through social media technologies and traditional media outlets. Chair: Lisa V. King,
ypcommunications@nyul.org



Community Service:

Is geared towards

coordinating volunteers to participate in service opportunities throughout the five borough's of New York City. Chair: Eric C. Henry Jr.,
ypcommunity@nyul.org


NYULP Executive Officers
Chadwick W. Roberson,
President
Erika A. Beckles,
Vice President
Lemar T. White,
Treasurer
Avis Atkins,
Secretary
CHAIRS

Civics & Economics
Mary J. Goodwin

Communications
Lisa V. King

Community Service
Eric C. Henry

Fund Development
Nikki D. Caesar

Membership
Shalima L. McCants

Programs
Olubunmi Awofeso
Beatrice Lors,
Parliamentarian
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