2015-2016 Executive Board & Committee Chair Nominations are OPEN May 1–May 12


Email Lori Spicer at ipp@mulyp.org to nominate yourself or a fellow young professional in the city, May 1- May 12. Provide the name, desired position and email address so they can be contacted. Must be a financial member by April 30to be eligible for the MULYP Board Positions. To join MULYP, sign up atwww.mulyp.org/join.


Executive Officers Positions: [Voted on June 19]

President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Parliamentarian, Public Relations Chair, Membership Chair, Committee Chair Positions: [Interview process after elections]

Civic Engagement & Advocacy Chair, Community Service & Outreach Chair, Youth Mentoring & Development Chair, Social & Cultural Events Chair, Financial Literacy & Advocacy Chair, Health Literacy & Advocacy Chair, Personal & Professional Development Chair, Social Media Manager, Historian



Communities of Change, Heifer’s International 70 Year Celebration
Tuesday, April 22, 5:30pm-8:30pm
National Civil Rights Museum, 45 Mulberry St.
Join an evening of celebration for Heifer’s International’s 70 years of creating a more just and sustainable world at one of Downtown Memphis’ jewels, the National Civil Rights Museum. The event will start with an informal information session from 5:30pm-6:00pm, and will end with an outdoor mixer featuring locally-grown food. Registration Required: 


VolunCheers, Tuesday, April 22, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Sign-up for VolunCheers benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis located at 7136 Winchester. Complete an easy volunteer task, meet new friends and sample some great local adult beverages. RSVP Required:http://www.bit.ly/VolunCheers


Power Lunch Series, Wednesday, April 23, 11:30am-1:00pm

Emerge Building, 516 Tennessee St.

Don’t miss out on an engaging conversation with Kevin Bruce and Monice Hagler of Hagler Bruce Turner Law, PLLC on the topic of “Ethical Leadership: Moral Compass in the Workplace.” Discount Code: POWER,http://mcpowerlunchseries.eventbrite.com/
Power Lunch Series #2


Turn Your Passion Into A Paycheck Webinar, Wednesday, April 23, 11:30am-12:30pm

Join the National Urban League for a webinar on Former YP Presidents, turned Urban League CEOs, Kevin E. Hooks and Nolan V. Rollins. They will discuss their paths to success. Register TODAY: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/698825089


Chris Garner and “The Pursuit of Happyness,” Wednesday, April 23, 7:00pm

University of Memphis, Rose Theatre, Doors Open at 6:30pm, Free Admission

Few stories are as inspiring and moving as Chris Gardner’s rise from homelessness to become the owner and CEO of Gardner Rich LLC, the bestselling author of the autobiography The Pursuit of Happyness, and inspiration for the movie of the same name starring Will Smith in the role of Chris Gardner. Surmounting acute obstacles throughout his life, Gardner shares with his audiences the keys to self-empowerment, and the message of beating the odds and breaking cycles. Now, his presentation has been enhanced to include much of the pragmatic wisdom featured in his second book Start Where You Are.



Venture Match in Memphis, Thursday April 24, 5:00-7:00pm

Owen Brennan’s, 6150 Poplar Ave, Free Admission

Venture Match’s intent is to host opportunities for meaningful dialogue with some of our top innovators, to explore market interest in current research, and to match entrepreneurs and industry with inventors and their technologies. Commercialization of technology is a contact sport – the more opportunities to connect people and engage them in conversation, the better for our chances for a match.  Five presenters from the Memphis start-up community will demonstrate where their technologies intersect the marketplace. RSVP Required:http://venturematch-memphis.eventbrite.com/?aff=estw


Image Control: Photography, Fashion & Black Feminine Identity Lecture

Thursday, April 24, 6:00pm, Cotton Museum, 65 Union Ave.

Join the Cotton Museum for a lecture with Dr. Earnestine L. Jenkins entitled “Image Control: Photography, Fashion & Black Feminine Identity.” Her lecture will be the third installment of our art event and lecture series, Black, White and Beauty: Confronting Race and Feminine Identity in the South. Our series addresses the historic and cultural perceptions of beauty for Black and white women – and how that history continues to influence our lives today. The event is free and open to the public and features a complimentary Museum tour, cocktails and reception.

TRASH MOB, April 25, 11:00am-1:00pm (See Attached Flyer)
Trash Mob


12th Annual Southern Hot Wing Festival, Saturday, April 26

11:00am-8:00pm, Mississippi River Park (Downtown)

Another year of fun, food, and music all to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis. $15.00 Admission. Visit website for more information and to register your team, volunteer, or become a sponsor. www.southernhotwingfestival.com


Cinco De Mayo Painting with a Twist Party, May 5, 7:00pm-9:00pm

3116 Village Shops Dr, Ste 22, Germantown, TN 38138

Join us for a fun night out of Painting with a Twist! Grab some friends, bring your own bottle of wine or beverage of choice and let us do the rest! You will paint along with a local artist who will show you step-by-step how to paint the featured painting for the evening. No experience necessary! Paint, canvas, and brushes are provided. At the end of a 2 or 3 hour class you will leave with your own masterpiece. $35 to join in on the fun. RSVP at president@mulyp.org.

Cinco De Mayo Paint Party