Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit is a growing association of young professional men and women of African descent in the Detroit area engaging in…

Community

Engagement activities to improve life in the communities of Detroit.

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Events to network and learn about other Black young professionals.

Personal

Development opportunities to grow and empower Black young professionals.

Community Updates

  • Established Entrepreneurs

    On Friday September 8th, Black Young Professionals of Detroit hosted a panel discussion on Black ...
  • The Buck Stops Here!

    At approximately 82 percent, the City of Detroit is home to one of the largest ...
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Upcoming Events

  1. 7th Annual Toys for Tots Detroit Black Professionals Holiday Mixer

    Thursday December 7, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

What You Missed!

On Friday September 8th, Black Young Professionals of Detroit hosted a panel discussion on Black business. Five Detroit-based established entrepreneurs spoke about their experiences as proprietors in the city as well as being Black business owners. Our panel included: April Anderson of Good Cakes and Bakes Rufus Bartell of Simply […]

Established Entrepreneurs


This past weekend, Black Young Professionals of Detroit supported the Neighborhood Service Organization ‘s (NSO) annual “Handle Bars for the Homeless” event. Last weekend we enjoyed beautiful weather as riders came from all over Southeast Michigan to support NSO’s mission to provide critical services and empower the community’s most vulnerable. […]

Handlebars for the Homeless 2017


On Thursday July 13, 2017, Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit held an inspired panel discussion on navigating corporate America as an African American. Bamboo was packed with over 60 attendees, ready to receive the message and advice of our four-member panel of seasoned business leaders. The panelists answered many […]

African Americans in Corporate America