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Water Cooler Conversations

We’ve talked about diversity, now let’s talk to each other! We’ve seen the posters in the breakrooms and have been lectured to about DEI. But what does that look like in real-time around the water cooler? This event is about more than DEI. It’s about how we, as young professionals, can move the conversation past …

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Flash Back Friday

Enjoy a classic movie from the past Friday, March 19th @ 7PM! Step 1: Sign up for this virtual watch party today. Step 2: Once you are registered, let us know which movie you want to watch on Flash Back Friday by responding to the poll sent to your email. Step 3: Check your email …

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Get Lucky

We’re feeling lucky! How about you? Join us this Wednesday, March 17th for an evening of St. Patrick’s Day fun and giveaways. Prizes provided by our local partners and black owned businesses. Register now at and GET LUCKY!!!

February 2021 – General Body Meeting

We will be talking with Jarod Foreman – a local business owner who started his coffee company after being laid off last year due to the pandemic! This is a member exclusive event, so tell your fiends to join this week while it’s discounted so they wont miss this POWERFUL conversation!

Holiday Toy Drive

The Holiday Toy Drive is held in partnership with Project Connection Foundation. This partnership has continued since 2009. Last year, we provided an unforgettable holiday experience for 105 families and 341 children. Since 2009, the ULHRYP has partnered with Kohl’s and the Cheesecake Factory to serve over 500 families and 2,800 children through the annual …

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Meet our Secretary

Sophia Brimm is a first generation Jamaican-American, raised in Atlanta, GA. She has a strong passion for connecting to the community and helping others. Specializing in project management, informatics, and process improvement – she has led end-to-end technology implementations for over three dozen health care facilities and hospitals across the country, as well as managed …

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Meet our Parliamentarian

Nathaniel Almeida moved to the Hampton Roads area two years ago, after moving to the area from New York. There, he served as the youngest African-American elected to the Poughkeepsie Public Library District Board of Trustees and served on a variety of boards and commissions in the City of Poughkeepsie, NY. Nathaniel is currently a …

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Meet our Sergeant At Arms

Shauntia Woods is a NC A&T SU Alumna holding a B.S in Criminal Justice. She obtained her Masters from Strayer University in Public Administration. Shauntia currently works in Human Resources for the Dept of Defense. She enjoys playing video games, wine, brunch with friends, and traveling. Shauntia’s goal as a leader is to build stronger …

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