Whitney M. Young Gala

Urban League of Central Carolinas

Westin Hotel Charlotte Hotel
601 S. College St
Charlotte, NC 28202
United States

Event Description:

The Whitney M. Young Gala will recognize and honor three outstanding individuals who best exemplify the Urban League’s commitment to an inclusive society by opening doors to opportunity and building bridges between diverse communities.  Our honorees are Anthony Foxx (17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation and former Charlotte Mayor), Alma Adams (U.S. Congresswoman) and Michael Elder (the retiring president of Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont).  This celebration draws hundreds of Charlotte’s most prominent civic and community leaders together to champion economic and social mobility in our community.