Urban League of Central Carolinas

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 6 p.m.

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Gala is one of the premiere fundraising events in Charlotte and surrounding region. This annual event honors community champions who have made a commitment to the development of diversity in both workforce and philanthropy. Their efforts have made a positive impact and helped create new opportunities for underserved and underemployed individuals. The 2016 Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Gala commences on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Omni Hotel Charlotte (132 E. Trade Street).

2016 Whitney M. Young Gala Award Recipients

Keva Walton
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
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Hilda Gurdian
La Noticia
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Bridget-Anne Hampden
U.S. Department of Education, Retired
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Barry Ezarsky
Duncan Williams, Retired
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Become A Sponsor

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2016 Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Gala? Click here to download our sponsorship guide that details an array of opportunities for you to support this event. For more information or to learn about corporate or table sponsorship opportunities, please contact John F. Ham, Director of Development at (704) 373-2256, ext. 208 or john.ham@urbanleaguecc.org.


If you are interested in volunteering for the 2016 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Gala, please contact Jessica Washington at jessica.washington@urbanleaguecc.org.