Black Economic Empowerment Week 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PST)
Black Economic Empower Week is designed to help Educate black business owners in the Los Angeles area with opportunities to introduce them to new pursuits. Empower young professionals by helping to strengthen their network of leaders, business owners and community members and by creating platforms to share knowledge, extend resources and nourish the entrepreneurial spirit of professionals. Black Economic Empower Week also aims to Enrich the community by creating a marketplace for ideas, partnerships and capability to recycle resources and Celebrate the sense of unity, confidence, and accomplishment among the African-American community.
When & Where
LAULYP | Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals
What is the Los Angeles Urban League?
The Los Angeles Urban League is an affiliate of the nation’s leading civil rights and economic empowerment organizations with offices in more than 100 cities. With a staff of over 300 and a budget in excess of $26 million, the 86 year old Los Angeles Urban League is one of America’s largest organizations devoted to transforming neighborhoods, developing community leadership, and advocating for civil rights and social change.
What is the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals and what do you do?
The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals is an auxiliary of the Los Angeles Urban League. Our organization is comprised of professionals, ages 21 to 40, committed to corporate, social, and community activism as well as to improving L.A.’s African American business climate through networking and business development. The LAULYP is one of more than 50 chapters of the national ULYP that support the National Urban League’s five-pronged agenda: Education and Youth, Economic Empowerment, Health and Quality of Life Empowerment, Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment, Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment.
What does being a member involve? What will I be asked to do?
We ask that you serve 40 hours of comunity service as well as participate on one committee. You will always be kept informed on community issues, service opportunities and events and you can get involved where you choose.