Executive Leadership Council
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Rasheema Jefferson - Communication Chair
Tyrone Williams - Civic and Political Engagement Chair
A Message From Our President
I am excited to be the newly appointed President of the Urban League of Greater Richmond Young Professionals (ULGRYP). I offer this message with sincerity and warmth because I believe a smile, a genuine spirit, and a desire to help others is exactly what’s needed in order to make a difference in our community. Our organization directly supports the mission of the Urban League of Greater Richmond and we will assist under-served citizens in the achievement of economic equality through advocacy, collaboration of direct services, and research.
Our vision for the 2018-2020 term is to engage young professionals in the Greater Richmond area by creating unique and diverse personal and professional developmental programming, as well as creating a positive impact on economic developmental concerns in the regional area. We will fulfill this mission with your help. We anticipate developing strategies and partnerships that collaboratively addresses our objectives and sufficiently fulfills or exceeds our goals and milestones because we are an organization of young professionals who utilize the intellectual capital of our members to make a lasting impact.
In closing, our members can look forward to activities and events that enhance personal and professional development, and improve networking skills. Members can also look forward to activities and events for enhancing and improving workforce development and community outreach. I invite you to our monthly general body meetings, social events, and service related events as a guest, member or sponsor. Our upcoming events include our National Day of Empowerment and our National Day of Service, which are programs built around our voting and STEM initiatives, respectively. Our national motto is “Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.” We’re establishing goals to help our members live by our motto. Join us in our efforts and thank you for your attention.