Urban League of Central Carolinas

Monday, July 22, 2019

Video Highlights

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Gala was a huge success! The theme for this year's Gala was "Empowerment: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment." Relive the evening by viewing the video below:

Jeff Johnson delivered a powerful message around "Empowerment: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment" at the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Gala. Experience Jeff's passion and call to action in the video below:

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Gala is one of the premiere fundraising events in the Charlotte region. This annual event honors community champions who have made a commitment to the development of diversity, inclusion and philanthropy. Their efforts have made a positive impact and helped create new opportunities for underserved and underemployed individuals. We welcome the community to join in the celebration on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Le Méridien Charlotte.

Keynote Speaker

Jeff Johnson
Master Communicator, Strategist and Architect of Social Solutions

2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award Recipients

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award
Arthur Griffin
Chair, Black Political Caucus
Company of the Year Award
Ingersoll Rand
Community Empowerment Award
Rev. Dr. Dwayne Anthony Walker
Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church

For more information about this event, please contact John F. Ham, Director of Development at (704) 373-2256, ext. 208 or john.ham@urbanleaguecc.org.