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Emerging Leaders United


Cultivating young leaders today to advance the community tomorrow

Unique opportunities for young professionals to give back

United Way’s Emerging Leaders United (ELU) group is all about building connections and having fun – with a purpose. Forget going to another ho-hum networking night or boring conference. With ELU, you’ll have unique opportunities to give back to the local community at events while meeting other passionate young professionals.

We’re all about making positive and long-lasting change in central Maryland. Through professional development, educational opportunities, volunteerism and networking events, This emerging leaders program has the end goal to change the odds for families and communities by advancing education, housing, employment and health.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Emerging Leaders United Pack the Pantry Volunteer Event

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:00 a.m.

The Franciscan Center 101 West 23rd Street Baltimore, MD 21218

At this hands-on volunteer event, we'll sort and pack food at United Way's parter organization, the Franciscan Center. LEARN MORE »

Emerging Leaders United School Beautification Volunteer Event

Jul 22, 2017 - 12:00 p.m.

Highlandtown Elementary 237 231 S Eaton Street Baltimore, MD 21224

Join Emerging Leaders United and other young professionals to help brighten up and beautify a Baltimore school. LEARN MORE »

Orioles Networking Night with Emerging Leaders United

Aug 2, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.

Pickles Pub 520 Washington Blvd Baltimore, MD 21230

Join Emerging Leaders United as we break out our orange and black to cheer the O's to victory over the Royals. LEARN MORE »

POW! 300 CENTRAL MARYLAND SUPERHEROES CONVENE IN BALTIMORE

This May, more than 300 of central Maryland’s top young leaders took a stand at United Way of Central Maryland’s Fifth Annual Emerging Leaders United (ELU) Young Professionals Conference. The “Power of You” superhero-themed event focused on personal and professional development.