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June 2018

Thursday June 7, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This will be a make-up session for anyone who missed the Feburary 11th or March 8th Mentorship Training Sessions but would like to get involved in Mentorship through Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit for 2018. (NOTE: We will not be hosting any additional Mentorship Training Sessions until after September 2018) In addition to being a registered member of the orgnization, it is MANDATORY for all future mentors to have undergone at least one Training Session before they will be permitted to…

Sunday June 24, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for ladies-only brunch and conversation on gender equality in the workplace at Red Dunn Kitchen. There is a $2.00 registration fee which will benefit the non-profit organization Jackets for Jobs. Their mission is to provide career skills training, employment etiquette and professional clothing to job seekers. They stand at the ready to assist women in acquiring interview attire. Sign-Up to Attend

July 2018

Friday July 27, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Just in time for the peak of Michigan's short summer, join several of Detroit's top Black professional associations at 3Fifty Terrace for our first summer charity social "Give Back, Kick Back". Focused on connecting like-minded professionals and entrepreneurs with the leading Black professional associations as well as each other, we will bring together great food, drink, and excellent people, to support an outstanding Detroit non-profit. This year's beneficiary organization is the Building Better Men(B2M). B2M is a program that aims to help…

August 2018

Sunday August 5, 6:30 am - 2:00 pm

For the past two years, Black Young Professionals' members have supported the largest bike ride in Detroit aiming to help the homeless while highlighting some of the most hidden gems of the city. This year, we are doing even more, again. The 2018 Handlebars for the Homeless will be held on Sunday, August 5th. Black Young Professionals will be the running the event with leadership from the Neighborhood Service Organization, with hundreds of riders tackling a 15-mile route which now…

Friday August 24, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  It's time for the men of Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit to reconnect in a classic guy's night out. AGENDA: Meet & Greet at 1st venue: Food and conversation (8-9:30) Discussion Topics: Dating in Detroit, Masculinity in 2018 Move to the 2nd venue to intermingle and party (10-Until...)   Heavy appetizers provided for Meet & Greet. Cash bar and additional food available. Please RSVP responsibly. To avoid waste of funds, please commit to attending if you RSVP Yes/Going,…

September 2018

Saturday September 15, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We did it last year, now we're doing it again: Join us for a casual Meetup to enjoy the 2018 Michigan Renaissance festival. We will be attending on September 15th. That is the weekend of "Shamrocks & Shenanigans" which brings with it amateur competitive games of sheaf toss, hammer throw, stone put and caber toss, along with all of the numerous traditional festival attractions and activities. Learn more about the festival here: http://www.michrenfest.com Entry is $23.95 for adults and tickets can…

October 2018

Friday October 12, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Student Advocacy Center (SAC) is a unique organization focused on helping vulnerable K-12 students stay in school or get back into school. Black Young Professionals has partnered with and supported SAC with mentors from our mentorship program since 2017. They will be holding their first annual Detroit fundraiser, the Detroit Story Soiree. The will be an evening of mingling, amazing storytelling, and interactive art at the historic Kresge Mansion. Join Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit's leadership team and members…

November 2018

Saturday November 17, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A pop-up meetup for your pre-holiday weekend! The Hate U Give is a riveting production based on the must-read novel by the same name. You may have seen it already; That's fine! See it again, or just join us for the discussion. If you haven't seen it, then this is the time to do so as it will be exiting theaters this coming week. 4:00 PM Meet at Theater Entrance (Get your ticket on your own). We will see the…

December 2018

Saturday December 1, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Want to meet some people? Cool. Want to check out Noel Night? Cool. Want to have a few drinks and food? Cool. Want to see what Midtown Detroit is all about? Cool. Need to get in some serious steps this holiday? We got you! The Noel Night Holiday Crawl with Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit. Enjoy Noel Night with a ton of cool young professionals interested in meeting new people and partaking in Detroit's holiday tradition. If you're new,…

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

It's that time again!! Please join Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit along with 13 other Black professional associations for the 8th Annual Detroit Black Professionals Holiday Mixer! This year's beneficiary is the Midnight Golf Program! The mission of the Midnight Golf Program is to improve under-served young adults’ personal development, educational preparedness and appreciation of the game of golf. Currently the program meets twice a week with two groups of 125 students for life lessons, golf lessons and a…

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