Protecting Your Greatest Asset Panel Discussion, September 17, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Dizzy Bird Lounge – 652 Marshall Ave.

Join MULYP for a riveting conversation about protecting yourself as a young professional and investing in your future! Mixer to follow immediately after. 

Featured Panelists:  

Danielle Rouseau, Financial Advisor, Sims Financial

Brandon Thomas, Owner, Guilt Free Pastries

Madeline Townes, Attorney, Wills and Trust Planning

Stanton Brown, Financial Advisor, Shoemaker Financial



Memphis 101, Friday, September 18, 12:00pm-2:00 pm

Ben Hooks Library, 3030 Poplar Ave

Join New Memphis Institute over lunch for Memphis 101, a high-energy, educational session that offers an interactive crash course in Memphis culture, people, and politics. Learn why Memphis is the place it is today and how our history impacts where we are headed. Memphis 101 imparts a fresh perspective into the city’s personality and is a great experience for newcomers and longtime Memphians alike.


Burgers & Brews, September 19, 3:00pm-7:00pm

Wiseacre Brewery, 2783 Broad Ave

Join MULYP for Burgers & Brews and an afternoon of patio fun at Wiseacre Brewing Company! Enjoy Spades, Dominos and Door Prizes with music provided by DJ Zwan. $5.00 MULYP Members, $10.00 Non-Members. Admission includes food and one complimentary adult beverage. Wiseacre’s Bar will be open during this event. Due to the nature of the venue, we are not able to accept cash at Wiseacre Brewing Company next Saturday! We will accept credit cards payments via square or pay ahead with


Dizzy Bird Lounge Open House & Tasting, September, 22, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Dizzy Bird Lounge, 652 Marshall Ave

Experience an evening of luxury and take a tour of the Dizzy Bird Lounge for your event needs! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, view sample tablescapes and experience the venue fully decorated. Currently booking Birthday & Engagement Parties, Bridal & Baby Showers, Receptions and other intimate events. No cost to attend.

Open House



Black Chef Series featuring Shanon Arnold, October 5, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Dizzy Bird Lounge, 652 Marshall Ave

ONLY 4 TICKETS LEFT: The Black Chef Series highlights amazing African American chefs with diverse and distinctive palettes and skill sets from across the region. Taking place at the Dizzy Bird Lounge, this Monday night series invites foodies the opportunity to explore the wide range of variety that these chefs have to offer. The featured chefs will present four courses filled with flavor and signature cocktails for an intimate group of 20 people. Purchase Tickets:

Crescent Club Martini & Craft Beer Mixer, Museum All Access Party & Upcoming Events

Crescent Club Martini & Craft Beer Mixer, TONIGHT, 4:30 pm-7:00 pm
6075 Poplar Ave, 9th Floor | Bring a friend! Complimentary Admission!!! Featured Drinks: Hot Buttered Rum – The classic Winter warmer Snowball Martini – Whipped Cream Vodka, Coconut Rum, Half and Half, Cream of Coconut Peppermint Mocha Martini – Vanilla Vodka, Godiva, Frangelico, Creme de Menthe Key Lime Pie – Vanilla Vodka, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, Sours Mexican Madras – Tequila, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Lime Juice
Brooks Museum All Access Party, Thursday, April 16, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
1934 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
All Access is an invitation for attendees 21+ to play, create and connect with museum spaces. In celebration of the exhibitions This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement and Artists/Activists: Marcellous Lovelace, Frank D. Robinson, and Siphne Sylve, the Brooks’ public programs department, Memphis Urban League Young Professionals, ThinkBlk, Amurica, Chinese Connection Dub Embassy, Beat Clinic, and Neosoulsville/The Word will combine multiple creative practices—including art-making, music, film, photography, a Traxploitation Beat Battle, and a gallery talk by Frank D. Robinson—staged throughout the entire museum to provide intentionally designed opportunities for strangers to interact. Cash bar. Must be 21+ to attend. FREE ADMISSION PASSWORD: MULYP

5th Annual Hook Up To Clean Up, Saturday, April 18, 9:00 am
Ed Rice Community Center, 2907 N Watkins St.
In an effort to get rid of waste in the Frayser Community, 5 organizations have partnered together to take back the neighborhood! Everything kicks off at the Ed Rice Community Center at 9 am. Immediately following at 12:00 pm, all volunteers will come together to celebrate our successes! Sign up to volunteer at

Hook Up To Clean Up
A Conversation with City and County Mayors, Wednesday April 22, 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Leadership Memphis, 365 S. Main St
Join Leadership Memphis and several local Young Professional organizations for a conversation with Mayor A C Wharton (City of Memphis) and Mayor Mark Luttrell (Shelby County) about working together to create a Greater Memphis through collaboration. Facilitated by Brian J. Stephens, CEO of Caissa Public Strategy, this in-depth conversation will cover the in’s and out’s of city and county government working together.RSVP:
How to Work the Workforce Panel Discussion, Thursday, April 23, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Leadership Memphis, 365 S Main St
Develop a career branding plan that will get you noticed. Hear from our experts on how to make the right moves! Mixer to follow with light refreshments & wine.
Featured Panelists:

•Kevin Woods, Executive Director at Workforce Investment Network
•Deanna Lindo, Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist at ALSAC/St. Jude
•McKenzie Greer, Human Resources Advisor at Nucor Steel Memphis
•Ramone Lloyd, Labor Advisor at Shelby County Schools
•Juwanna Anderson, Quality Manager at Carrier/UTC

The Trials of Muhammad Ali Documentary, Thursday, April 30, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Trials of Muhammad Ali investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject’s life outside the boxing ring. From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, to his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality, to his global humanitarian work, Muhammad Ali remains an inspiring and controversial figure. Outspoken and passionate in his beliefs, Ali found himself in the center of America’s controversies over race, religion, and war. $5.00 Admission

Heartbeat of Memphis Empowerment Concert, Saturday, August 30, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Ave.

Join the Memphis Urban League this Saturday for an evening of fun featuring Memphis band: The Soul Outsiders! This is a free event and open to the public. Volunteers are also needed. Please contact to sign up.

YPConnect, Tuesday, July 8, 6:00pm-7:00pm

FREE ADMISSION YPs, $5.00 Donations Non-Members

Corner Bar (Peabody Hotel) 149 Union Ave.

Mix & Mingle with cutting edge Entrepreneurs, innovative Business Leaders & other professionals in a unique networking environment! Drink Specials ALL NIGHT!!! Also enjoy Corner Bar’s Brewsday Tuesday: $1.50 Domestic Beers.

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

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, 

Art & Chocolate Mixer, Modern Day Women’s Conference & Upcoming Events

Art & Chocolate Mixer, Thursday, March 6, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Phillip Ashley Chocolates, 798 S. Cooper

Enjoy chocolate, champagne and live jazz music while meeting local artist, Yancy Villa-Calvo. She’ll have her amazing paintings on display during this event. No admission.

 Art & Chocolate Art & Chocolate

Modern Day Women’s Conference, March 7-8

Invite any and all women who would love to spend a weekend just being inspired and empowered and most importantly, meeting other ambitious, young professional women in our great community! Our speakers are Fly Female Entrepreneurs, Savvy Businesswomen and Passionate Community Leaders with knowledge they can’t wait to share! Join us at the Modern Day Women’s Conference for a day of fun, engaging workshops, networking and more! Save $15 Off & Use Discount Code SHHH



YPConnect Networking Mixer, Tuesday, March 11, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Corner Bar (Peabody Hotel), 149 Union Ave.

YPConnect is a monthly networking session of Memphis Professionals held at one of the city’s most stylish restaurants. This event offers a truly unique networking experience in Memphis. Enjoy an evening of casual conversation with peers over cool music! Meet with cutting edge Entrepreneurs, innovative Business Leaders & other professionals in a unique networking environment. Free admission for MULYP Members and $5.00 admission for non-members.

Goal Setting On The Go, Thursday, March 20, 6:30pm-8:00pm

StartCo, 88 Union Ave, 2nd Floor, Downtown Memphis

Join MULYP for an evening of defining road maps to your hopes, dreams, desires and expectations led by Personal & Professional Development Chair Jacque BoNéy & Al Pickett, Master Mentor at StartCo. By setting sharp, clearly defined goals, you can measure and take pride in the achievement of those goals, and you’ll see forward progress in what might previously have seemed a long pointless grind. Mixer to follow at Mesquite Chop House, 8:00pm-10:00pm.

 Goal Setting

Calling All Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs…..


StartCo. has formed a new partnership with the National Association of Women Business Owners and their Upstart Women’s Accelerator Program. This partnership brings great resources for Women’s Development this summer with workshops, programs and mentors. What’s stopping you from being your OWN BOSS?  Sign Up Today:



MULYP Committee Meetings: (Open To Members & Non-Members)


Public Relations, March 9, 2:00pm

Conference Call: (712)432-1212, Meeting ID # 175-038-731


Social & Cultural Events, March 10, 6:00pm

Memphis Urban League, 413 N. Cleveland

Contact to sign up for the committee.


Personal & Professional Development, March 10, 6:00pm

Benjamin Hooks Library, 3000 Poplar Ave.

Contact to sign up for the committee.


Civic Engagement & Advocacy, March 12, 6:00pm

Memphis Urban League, 413 N. Cleveland

Contact to sign up for the committee.


Community Service & Outreach, March 12, 6:00pm

Panera Bread, 1961 Union Ave.

Contact to sign up for the committee.


Membership, March 15, 2:30pm

Panera Bread, 714 N. Germantown Pkwy

Contact to sign up for the committee.

Lily Roze Studios, 810 S. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38106

Saturday, March 22, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, $10 admission.

This event is designed to give women the encouragement to aim higher and conquer their dreams. The goal is to inspire, encourage, and strengthen women within the Memphis community. For more info,

Black Power Film Series Presents, King: A Filmed Record, Friday, Feb. 21, 6:00pm

University of Memphis, University Center

Presented by Subliminal Thought and the Memphis Progressive Student Alliance. In memory of Dr. King, join us for the special screening of a rare documentary which covers King’s life from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.