PROGRAMS

ULGA-YP is long established as a leader in the Atlanta area for programs and initiatives that empower the community. More information on annual and ongoing programs is below.

NULYP National Day of Service

ULGA-YP has participated in the National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) National Day of Service for the last five years, providing financial education seminars to teens in Atlanta Public Schools. ULGA-YP partners with Atlanta Public Schools, local churches and community centers for this program, to facilitate middle and high school students.

Become a sponsor for 2015 National Day of Service! Contact service@ulga-yp.org to get started!

Super Saturday – A Day of Political Awareness

ULGA-YP first hosted this event in 2006 to educate aspiring leaders and constituents on how to better align themselves with the political landscape. Legislators and community activists from all over the metropolitan area volunteered time and other resources to providing tips on communicating with elected officials and constituents, fundraising, and pitching the media.

Become a sponsor for Super Saturday 2014! Contact political@ulga-yp.org to get started!

Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP)

BEEP is the National Urban League’s preferred method of placing young professionals and HBCU students together in hopes of creating mentor/mentee relationships. Young professionals, or BEEPers, act as visiting professors in classroom environments with students on line to graduate within 2 years.

For more information on BEEP, visit the National Urban League’s site at www.nulbeep.org.

Become a sponsor for BEEP! Contact vp@ulga-yp.org to get started!

2014 Dream Catchers Awards Reception

This year celebrates the sixth annual Dream Catchers Awards Reception. Each year, ULGA YP and sponsors recognize businesses, organizations and individuals excelling as advocates in the following areas:

  • Politics
  • Community Leadership
  • Corporations
Winners in each category are presented with the signature Dream Catchers Award. We also take this opportunity to recognize several lucky high school graduates with scholarships totaling up to $5,000. A much-anticipated event of the Atlanta summer social season; Dream Catchers can be your opportunity to help us provide deserving students with funds for college.

To learn more about the event or to sign on as a sponsor, please email vp@ulga-yp.org.

2014 Entrepreneur Boot Camp

In step with the National Urban League’s commitment to economic empowerment, the ULGA Young Professionals will present its 6th annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp (EBC) in the fall of 2014.

Conference participants will receive guidance and training from key leaders in the metro Atlanta business community and attend workshop sessions on the various aspects of business ownership including business plan development, legal considerations, and marketing. This dynamic event helps equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools needed to conceive, launch, and grow a profitable business. Topics included:
  • Legal Considerations for the Entrepreneur
  • Building Your Brand and Marketing
  • How to Give Effective Presentations
  • How to Finance Your New Business
  • What You Must Know Before Opening a Franchise
  • Business Plan Development
  • Social Media 101
  • Establishing Your 501(c)3
  • Understanding Credit and Business
  • Entrepreneur Roundtable
To learn more about EBC or to participate as a sponsor or speaker, please email ppd@ulga-yp.org.

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