We are the service, social, professional development and networking auxiliary of the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga. This group is for young professionals ages 21-40. The purpose of the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga Young Professionals is to cultivate leaders in a way that inspires personal and professional growth, encourages civic engagement and promotes community involvement so that we effectively impact our region.
We have several committees in which you can join such as Professional & Personal Development, Civic Engagement, Community Outreach, Economic Empowerment, Social Development, and Membership. Group meetings are the 3rd Thursday of every month which are topical and normally with a guest speaker. Social mixer after meeting. Meetings and socials mixers are held at various business and restaurants around the city. Committee meetings are held at the discretion of the committee chairs. We are required to complete at least 25-40 hours of community volunteer service.
Membership fee is $50 per year. Paid membership also gives you membership to the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga. You become a member of a Nationally known organization "National Urban League Young Professionals as well. With your membership you receive complimentary workshops, trainings, social events, and discounts to UL supported conventions as well as local restaurants.
(And yes you can join if you're already 40-- -alot of people have asked that question). If you're beyond 40 you can still support ULYP by joining the Urban League and become a YP volunteer to assist with our different events and services.
Interested applicants should email any inquiries about membership to Ulypchatt@gmail.com