The purpose of the Louisville Urban League Young Professionals (LULYP) is to support the objectives of the National Urban League, Louisville Urban League, and National Urban League Young Professionals. Our mission is to promote social and economic empowerment in Metro Louisville through personal development and community involvement in five areas:
- Financial Literacy and Empowerment
- Youth Mentoring and Development
- Civic Engagement and Advocacy
- Personal and Professional Development
- Health Literacy and Advocacy
LULYP’s membership predominantly consists of African American professionals between the ages of 21 and 40. We continue to promote a healthy, viable, and inclusive Metro Louisville community that supports the growth, learning, and development of young professionals.
Historically, the NUL has been recognized as the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering the underserved to enter the economic and social mainstream. Today, there are over 100 local affiliates of the NUL located in 36 states and the District of Columbia, and over 52 NULYP chapters, providing direct services to more than two (2) million people nationwide through programs, advocacy and research.