LA Community Cohort Host Holiday Gala for Youth & Stem Initiative
Whether you've been naughty or nice this year make sure you get on the list for the most anticipated event this Holiday Season! The L.A. Urban League Young Professionals (LAULYP) and the L.A. Black Investors Club (LABIC) have collaborated to highlight and celebrate organizations, companies, and individuals that contribute to the South Los Angeles D.I.A.S.P.O.R.A. - Development. Innovation. Acceleration. Sustainability. Politics. Opportunity. Relationships. Action.
On Wednesday December 21st, join the LAULYP and LABIC as we takeover the Cork LA Tijera in Ladera Heights. Hop on board this #SLAYRIDE in your little black dress or Michael Ferrera tux and bowtie while recognizing leaders that are the pulse of South LA. This red carpet affair will attract some of the most prominent figures in LA business, entertainment, and politics. Hosted by Season 12 Bachelorette finalist, Christian Bishop is sure to add some holiday swag. To kick off the event, LABIC will moderate an engaging and niche panel on venture capital fundraising in tech and entertainment. Confirmed panelists include Ebony Magazine Power 100 and Blue 1647 founder Emile Cambry, Sports & Entertainment Attorney, Jaia Thomas, and Venture Capital Consultant, Stephanie Ardrey. Afterwards guests will be able to mix and jingle while enjoying hor'derves, specialty cocktails and hype music from world renowned DJ SheRock followed by a special guest performance! This festive event will also serve as Gift Drive for foster youth up to age 17 in the Drew CDC programs which serve 4000 families in South LA. Bring an unwrapped gift to be entered into a raffle.
Don't wait as this event is guaranteed to fill up fast! $15 Presale Tickets are now available until December 11th. $20 General Admission. $25 Door. For more information about us, please visit please visit www.laulyp.com.
The Los Angeles Black Investors Club (LABIC) is a group of likeminded professionals primarily from ethnic minority groups who are interested in encouraging, discussing and learning about financial investment strategy, planning and entrepreneurship. It is the organization’s goal to educate and encourage one another to plan for our individual and collective financial futures, build funding opportunities for entrepreneurial endeavors, educate the youth on investing practices, and discuss and collaborate on financial market trends. To learn more about LABIC, please email founder at email@example.com
The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals (LAULYP) is an auxiliary group of the Los Angeles Urban League which is comprised of working professionals between the ages of 21 and 45. Our members display a commitment to corporate, social, and community contributions to enhance the minority business climate in Los Angeles. We regularly volunteer in our community through our own projects as well as the programs of the Los Angeles Urban League. LAULYP is one of 56 chapters of the National Urban League Young Professional movement that supports the National Urban League’s agenda of Education and Youth Development, Economic Empowerment, Health and Quality of Life Empowerment, Civic Engagement and Leadership Training. To learn more about LAULYP please visit www.laulyp.com.
BLUE1647(TM) is an entrepreneurship and technology innovation center that fosters economic development in technology and 21st Century skills through people development (classes, workshops, and events around technology), workforce development (through youth and adult technology programs to prepare individuals for high demand jobs) and Business Acceleration (through shared co-working services).As a beacon of resource, BLUE1647 provides impactful individuals and organizations the resources to realize their ideas for a better world. To learn more please visit www.blue1647.com
About Drew Child Development Corporation
The Drew CDC mission is to prepare the children of Watts-Willowbrook, Compton and South Los Angeles to succeed and thereby strengthen our community’s future. As a private, nonprofit organization located in South Central Los Angeles, Drew CDC is dedicated to the education and wellbeing of at-risk children in the metropolitan Los Angeles, area. Services for children and families were initially developed and administered by the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. In 1987, the Drew Child Development Corporation was incorporated as a separate organization. The agency administers a comprehensive array of services to approximately 4,000 children and their families annually. For more information, please visit www.drewcdc.org.