The Update

Meet our Professional Development Chair

Zakkiyya Anderson is a community developer focused on making key connections in communities to foster growth, sustainability, and access for disadvantaged communities. She is a community resource who forms strategic partnerships with community organizations so that they are not operating in silos. In her spare time, she loves tacos, football, musicals, and game nights!  Zakkiyya …

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Meet our Youth Development Chair

Koren Long is a Radford alumna holding a B.S. in Communications. She is a Special Education Teacher Assistant for Chesapeake Public Schools inspiring to become a Special Education Teacher for mild and moderate disabilities. In addition to the ULHRYP, Koren is Miss American Nation 2021. In her free time, she enjoys singing-songwriting, participating in musical …

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Congratulations Jason

Congratulations to our President Jason Inge for being appointed as a member of the Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board where he will serve in that capacity for 4 years. The Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board “regulates individuals and firms that estimate the value of real estate, as well as appraisal management companies (AMCs), in accordance with federal …

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Cultivating Leaders

Happy Friday!!! The Urban League of Hampton Roads Young Professionals look forward to spending the next year cultivating leaders. Stay tuned as we introduce our new leadership council throughout this month. Join the movement by visiting our new website, and become a member TODAY! #CultivatingLeaders

Congratulations Zakkiyya!!!

Congrats to Commissioner Anderson on her appointment! Professional Development Chair, Zakkiyya Anderson, was recently appointed by the Virginia Beach City Council to serve on the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission, where she will serve in that capacity for 3 years. The VBHRC “exists to advocate for the human rights of residents in the City of …

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