Become A Member

    Thank you for your interest in joining the Young Professionals of the Urban League of Eastern MA (YPN-ULEM)!

    YPN-ULEM is an organization committed to uplifting the Greater Boston and Eastern MA region while fostering the personal and professional development of our members.

    Our membership is comprised of young professionals age 19-40. We look forward to your participation in continuing our efforts to make a difference in the Greater Boston and Massachusetts community. Our members play an active role in our community-service projects and are encouraged to participate in at least three community service events per year.

    In order to become a member, you must complete an application and membership fee of $50, which entitles you to membership of the YPN-ULEM,Urban League of Eastern MA (ULEM), National Urban League and National Urban League Young Professionals for one year.

    All potential members are encouraged to attend a General Body Meeting and New Member Orientation before joining YPN-ULEM. General Body Meetings are typically held the 2nd Thursday of each month at ULEM or various locations in the city of Boston. We also host a variety of community, professional and social events and programs to keep our members engaged and informed. New Member Orientation is held every month. For more information please contact

    Membership Criteria

    Members of YPN-ULEM must meet the following requirements:

    • Be a young professional (age 19 to 40)
    • Have an interest in serving the Greater Boston area through social and civic engagement
    • Complete and submit Membership Application
    • Pay Annual Membership Dues in the amount of $50, which includes joint membership to YPN-ULEM and the Urban League of Eastern MA (ULEM)
    • Choose a service committee.

    Core Membership Benefits

    YPN-ULEM is always seeking ways to enhance our membership benefits. Listed below are current membership benefits which are available to dues-paying members:

    • Membership to Urban League of Eastern MA (ULEM)
    • Voting privileges for YPN-ULEM Board & Committees
    • Official Membership Card
    • Access to YPN-ULEM Membership Directory
    • Electronic YPN-ULEM Newsletter
    • Discount to National Urban League (NUL) & National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) Conferences
    • Membership to NULYP
    • Access to YPN-ULEM personal & professional development workshops
    • Notifications regarding weekly/monthly events
    • Exclusive invitations to YPN-ULEM sponsored and/or partnered events
    • Invitation to local social & professional networking events
    • Access to Job Postings from ULEM & YPN-ULEM Corporate Partners
    • Access to dynamic speakers & presenters at YPN-ULEM
    • Promotion of business/service through newsletters, emails, and social networks
    • Community Service Opportunities

    Membership Levels & Benefits 

    Professional: 1-year Membership ($50.00)

    Professional: 2-year Membership ($100.00)

    Full-Time Student: 1-year Membership ($30.00)

    • “Volunteering Is Sexy”  shirt
    • Membership Pin
    • Database Access
    • Discounted Tickets Events
    • Discounted Tickets Candid Conversations
    • All 1-Year additional benefits
    • Dinner with YPN-ULEM President (excludes drinks)
    • Choose 1 Free Ticket per year for selected event: Leadership Development Conference; or Awards Brunch
    • Free access Candid Conversations
    • “Volunteering Is Sexy”  shirt
    • Membership Pin
    • Database Access
    • Discounted Tickets Events
    • Discounted Tickets Candid Conversations

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