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The PowerPoint from the February General Body Meeting

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February General Body Meeting:

February General Body Meeting 2012 Maudine R. Cooper Eastern Region Chapter of Excellence

Empowerment Goals:

Empowerment Goals Education: "Every American child is ready for college, work and life.” Jobs: "Every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits." Housing: "Every American lives in safe, decent, affordable and energy efficient housing on fair terms." Health: "Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions."

Today’s Agenda:

Today’s Agenda Welcome Icebreaker Bylaws Discussion Elections Update Membership Spotlights: Clyde Pickett and Cassandra Tyree Around the Horn Adjourn

Upcoming ULYP Events:

Upcoming ULYP Events February 20 th : New Member Orientation, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh (610 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222), 6-7:30pm March 8 th : Dr. Seuss Birthday Reading Celebration, Urban League Charter School (327 N. Negley Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206), 8:00am-10:30am *Volunteers needed for half hour shifts March 9 th : Bridging the Gap Mentoring Program: Careers in Business, Savoy Restaurant (2623 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222) March 13 th : General Body Meeting and Officer Elections, Location TBD, 6pm May 1 st : Mayoral Candidates Forum (details TBD)

Candidates for 2013-15 ULYP-GP Administration:

Candidates for 2013-15 ULYP-GP Administration President Executive Coordinator Allyce Pinchback Kevin Carter Vice President Secretary Branden Ballard April Ammons Cassandra Tyree Treasurer Parliamentarian Amy Williams Mary Parker Elections will occur at the March General Body Meeting. You must be a financial member to vote.

Support Our Affiliate CEO!:

Support Our Affiliate CEO!

More Mentors and Volunteers Needed!:

More Mentors and Volunteers Needed! Sessions are held every 2 nd Saturday from December-May. Email communityservice@ulyppgh.org to learn more!

Justice for Jordan Miles: How Can YOU Get Involved?:

Justice for Jordan Miles: How Can YOU Get Involved? Sign the petition to the Attorney General today! See Diana Wilson or email professionaldevelopment@ulyppgh.org .

Membership Total Number of Members: 154:

Membership Total Number of Members: 154 A special welcome to all of our new/renewed members in January/February! Emmai Alaquiva Braxton Henderson Tierra Oliver Patrick Williams Adejuwon Anjoorin Roberto Henderson Mary Parker Shani Yeldell Anup Aryal Shaena Henry Jillian Petras David Hutchinson Tom Baker Samson Horne Clyde Pickett Branden Ballard Robert Howard Ashley Pinchback Ashley Banner Kierra Ivy Steven Renfro Charles Blackwell Jermaine Johnson Jimmara Scott Jamil Buie William Johnson Rebekah Sharpe Diane Burchette Shawntia Key Lauren Silinski Kevin Carter Jenea Laymon Briana Simmons Tracey Davis LaTrenda Leonard Jason Smith Alison Davis Mary Lisowski Rodlescia Sneed Melissa Estrada Brittany Littlejohn Phylicia Swain Laura Fagan Gary Long Marcus Thompson Brandi Fisher Liana Maneese Latisha Tillie Dave Freeman Tracey M Lewis Darla Timbo Mecca Gamble Quinn Morant Nick Trotter Alonna Grigsby Rchelle Mullins Charmaine Turner Junior Gyamera Krystle Mulnix Candace Walker Melanie Hailsham Kevin Nalls Alycia Washington Candace Haywood Kaitlyn O’Brien Tiara Whitfield

Membership (cont’d):

Membership (cont’d) Members up for renewal in February Mumina Adams Porsche Arrington Jayme Bailey Sean Farr Ricky Moody Davina Ott Jaymin Patel Sabrina Saunders Jamard Smith Alecia Shipman Frances Taggert You must be a financial member to vote in the March elections. Join/renew today at www.ulyppgh.org!

Committee Announcements:

Committee Announcements

Special Ad Hoc Committee Opportunities!:

Special Ad Hoc Committee Opportunities! Calling all members in STEM careers and those interested in living green! National Day of Service: Green STEMWorks ! April 22-27, 2013 As a ULYP chapter, we are required to participate. We need a committee to help plan events for the week. Email Marisa Bartley at president@ulyppgh.org if interested. Calling all members who enjoy event and party planning! Bon Voyage/Inaugural Party June 14, 2013 August Wilson Center Join this committee to plan a party to say goodbye to the old ULYP-GP administration and welcome to the new. Email Marisa Bartley at president@ulyppgh.org if interested.

Civic Engagement Committee:

Civic Engagement Committee Chair: Branden Ballard Email: parliamentarian@ulyppgh.org Committee Meeting: Every 1 st Monday Next Meeting: March 4 th at 7:00 pm Conference Call Line: 213-417-9250 Access Code: 414263# Upcoming Events May 1: Mayoral Candidate Forum (details TBD)

Community Service Committee:

Community Service Committee Co-Chairs: Kristen Guy and Brittany Laster Email: communityservice@ulyppgh.org Committee Meeting February 27 th at 6:00 pm East Liberty Carnegie Library or Conference Call Line: 213-417-9250, Access Code: 414263# Upcoming Events December-May : Bridging the Gap Mentoring Program March 8: Dr. Seuss Birthday Reading Celebration , 8:00-10:30am, Urban League Charter School March: I Am Empowered Project at Renaissance Christian School *2 volunteers needed March: Church Outreach opportunity with BMLDI

Development Committee:

Development Committee Chair: Cassandra Tyree Email: development@ulyppgh.org Committee Meeting: Every 1 st Wednesday Next Meeting: March 6 th at 7 :00pm Carnegie Library-Main (Oakland) Upcoming Events March : ULYP Game Night June : ULYP Olympics

Marketing Committee:

Marketing Committee Chair: Christina Unger Email: marketing@ulyppgh.org Committee Meeting February 26 th at 6:00 pm Location TBD Upcoming Events: TBD A special welcome to our new Marketing Committee Chair!

Membership Committee:

Membership Committee Chair: Allyce Pinchback Email: executivecoordinator@ulyppgh.org Committee Meeting: Every 2 nd Monday Next Meeting: March 11 th at 6:30pm Shadyside Market District Giant Eagle Upcoming Events Ongoing : Membership Engagement (Recruitment, Engagement, Retention) February 20 th : New Member Orientation, 6pm, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

Professional Development Committee:

Professional Development Committee Chair: Diana Wilson Email: professionaldevelopment@ulyppgh.org Committee Meeting: Every 1 st Tuesday Next Meeting: March 5 th at 6:30pm Shadyside Market District Giant Eagle Upcoming Events: TBD

Our History: Your Organization, Your Movement:

Our History: Your Organization, Your Movement

Organization Hierarchy:

Organization Hierarchy

National Urban League :

National Urban League President, Marc H. Morial Founded 1910, in New York 98 Affiliates, in 36 States and D.C. The National Urban League employs a four-goal approach to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for African Americans.

National Urban League Young Professionals:

National Urban League Young Professionals President, Brandi R. Richard Mission – T o support the Urban League Movement through our volunteerism, philanthropy and membership development . NULYP trains, develops, and educates young professionals to take leadership roles within the National Urban League, the civil rights movement and society-at-large.

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh:

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh President, Esther L. Bush Founded 1918 Mission To enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights. Departments Development Department Education and Youth Department Employment, Training and Economic Empowerment Department Family Growth & Child Development Department Research, Public, Policy & Community Development Department Housing Department

Urban League Guild :

Urban League Guild President, Allegra Wakefield (Pittsburgh) Founded in 1942, Pittsburgh Chapter in 1954 To assist in promoting the vital community services of the League and to develop and implement special fund raising projects. The Guild is an interracial, non-profit organization that provides high-quality leadership to the Urban Leagues on a local, regional and a national level. The Pittsburgh chapter, established in 1954, actively recruits both men and women volunteers.

Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh:

Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh President, Marisa C. Bartley Founded February 20, 2002 Mission - To support the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh through volunteerism, philanthropy, and membership development. Vision -To be the region's leading young professional service organization, and to develop future leaders who contribute to the advancement of African American communities in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Committees – Civic Engagement, Community Service, Development, Marketing, Membership, Professional Development

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