[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] RSVP TODAY On Thursday, January 17 at 6:00pm, at the W-S Urban League Event Center, the Young Professionals will host its monthly mixer, "New Year, New You: Branding Yourself for Leadership and Opportunity." This conversation, featuring Jodies Brim, photographer and branding expert; Derwin Hargrave, men's fashion blogger; Nathaniel Jay, hair stylist and blogger; Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, founder and chief creative officer of Oh My Goodness Herbal Bar; and Margaret Morris and Cynthia Reavis, from Triad Speech Consultants; will provide tips and tools about communication skills, self-care, and style as young professionals brand themselves as better community leaders in their professional, social, and civic lives with the Winston-Salem Urban League. Attendees are encouraged to donate new and gently used professional clothes to the YP Professional Clothes Closet, for use by job-seekers in the Winston-Salem area. Donations can be made at the event or anytime throughout the year to the Urban League. Mixers are held on...

Meet up with the Young Professionals at Zesto Burgers on November 15 at 6pm to discuss, and actually support, small businesses. Zesto Burgers is a new local restaurant owned by black entrepreneurs from Winston-Salem. Algernon Cash, co-owner of Zesto will discuss business ownership and answer your questions about entrepreneurship! Whether you're getting involved for the first time, rekindling old friendships or looking for business contacts, this is the place for you. RSVP NOW! Reserve your ticket now for the Young Professionals Holiday Party! ...

Join the Winston-Salem Urban League Young Professionals to discuss circulating dollars within the local African American community. The event will observe the achievements of local African American business owners and highlight the success of their business models with emphasis on financial sustainability. Guest Panelists to include Trinity Manning, Algenon Cash & Chris Megginson. What:  November YP Mixer: New Black Wall Street When:Thursday, November16th, 2017; 6pm ET Where: Carolina's Vineyards & Hops, 1111 S Marshall St, Winston-Salem, NC RSVP NOW    ...

YP May Mixer: officer elections, entrepreneurs tell their stories and more! Join us at the Village Produce and County Store, a grocery store owned by black entrepreneurs and strategically located in a food desert in a minority census tract here in Winston-Salem. We will hear from owners, Paula McCoy and Jerry Anderson as they discuss the struggles. Plus the ever important, election of new YP officers! RSVP NOW Join us for: Officer Elections; fireside chat with husband and wife African-American entrepreneurs, Paula McCoy and Jerry Anderson; Tour of the Village Produce and Country store; Networking; and more! See you there! When: 6:30 pm, Thursday, May 11 Where: Village Produce & Country Store 4219 N. Liberty Street RSVP preferred ...

We celebrate the successes we have had this fiscal year and invite you to continue the momentum as we move into our election season. This is your opportunity to take on a leadership role within WSULYP and I strongly encourage each of you to consider running for an Executive Committee position. Nominations are currently being accepted for the following Executive Committee offices: President Vice President First Vice President Treasurer Secretary All persons interested in running for office, or nominated by others, must have paid membership dues in full by Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Candidates must submit the attached Candidate Declaration Form either online or to the nominating chair at wsulyp.policies@gmail.com by Monday, May 8, 2017. Each newly elected officer must also be able to attend a leadership transitional meeting to be held later in June. There will be no exceptions to these rules. Elections will be held during the monthly mixer on Thursday, May...