Urban League of Central Carolinas

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Gala is one of Charlotte's premiere fundraising events. 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 2017 Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Gala commences on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Westin Hotel in Uptown Charlotte.

2017 Whitney M. Young Gala Award Recipients

Rep. Dr. Alma Adams
12th Congressional District of North Carolina
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Michael Elder
President & CEO of Goodwill Industries
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Anthony Foxx
17th United States Secretary of Transportation
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Interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2017 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.

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If you are interested in volunteering for the 2017 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Gala, please email Michael Baker at: yppresident@urbanleaguecc.org.