2015 Soiree Nominations Now Open

Every year, the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals honors deserving individuals and businesses and/or organizations at our Annual Soiree. The awards presented at the event are: – The Whitney M. Young Award – The Brenda W. McDuffie Award of Excellence – Entrepreneurship Award – Community Service Award If you know of a deserving individual, business, …

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GBM - Dec. 18

Join Our Toy Drive & Gift Wrapping Event

Give the gift of joy! Join us on Thursday, December 18th, at 6PM at 15 Genesee Street for our Toy Drive & Gift Wrapping Event. Toys collected from this event will go to children in the Buffalo Urban League’s Foster Care & Adoption program. All volunteer wrappers are welcome. Gift donations are strongly encouraged!

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Nominations Are Open For BULYP Officer Positions

The Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals will host our first Executive Board Elections on February 19, 2015. If you are a member in good standing and interested in running for an officer position or interested in serving as a chairperson on BULYP’s Board of Directors, we encourage you to consider running for a seat on …

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BULYP Wins Outstanding Rookie Chapter of the Year!

We are excited to be the recipient of the Outstanding Rookie Chapter of The Year Award at the National Urban League Conference in Cincinnati. We would like to thank the NULYP leadership for the recognition and all our members for the work you have committed to the movement. We’ve only just begun! #iHeartYP

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Network with Western New York’s most talented and influential young professionals. Expand your network & establish long lasting bonds. The key to a strong organization is through membership. Join the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals today.


Become actively involved through philanthropic activity that benefits and enhances the communities of Buffalo and Western New York. Our most valued way to contribute is by giving back and becoming selfless servants, doing the work FOR the people.


The Buffalo Urban League has a rich tradition of being stewards of change through economic empowerment, promotion of education through scholarships & social needs of African Americans and the Young Professionals look to continue that legacy.