As an auxiliary group of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans and a member of the National Urban League Young Professionals, we value:
- The National and Urban League of Greater New Orleans Movement
We believe that the Urban League movement is a critical component in addressing disparities and inequalities existing in society. We are committed to joining and supporting this movement through our allegiance, our community outreach, our fundraising and our growth and development within this movement.
- Cultivation of Membership
We believe that the success of this organization lies within our membership ranks. We promote the growth and development of our members and empower them with knowledge and resources to further themselves, our mission, and ultimately further our communities.
- Diverse Individuality
We promote an environment where people are valued on the basis of their efforts, ideas, and merits, without regard to gender, race, creed, ethnicity, education, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.
- Caretaking Our Communities
We promote active community living by identifying the diverse needs of various communities and addressing them through dedicated service, resourcefulness, and advocacy.
We believe that time, people and funds are precious commodities that are not easily replaced. We promote efficient use of organizational resources to further the mission and goals of ULGNOYP.
- Knowledge Transparency
We openly share information, knowledge and best ideas and practices across the organization, realizing and accepting that we are dependent on each other for ULGNOYP's success.
We believe that change is an inevitable phenomenon. We also believe that complacency can be detrimental to progress. We promote change that will further develop ULGNOYP into the young professional organization of choice, which will ultimately further develop our communities into a more equitable environment.
- Cultural Preservation
We believe that New Orleans' cultural legacy is vital its redevelopment. We promote the preservation and restoration of New Orleans' unique historical culture and support the economic vitality of our communities.