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May 02, 2017

Dennard awarded C-Change Program Awards Scholarship

Dennard, TamayaAs part of a new collaboration between the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s HYPE platform (Harnessing Young Professional Energy) and the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio, Tamaya Dennard has been awarded a Cincinnati Chamber C-Change Leadership Development Program Scholarship.

Ms. Dennard, a member of the Urban League Young Professionals, is a specialist at Cincinnati’s Design Impact, a non-profit social innovation firm made up of designers, community development practitioners, social entrepreneurs, and educators. Dennard is also a 2017 candidate for Cincinnati City Council.

“The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber is thrilled to provide a full scholarship to one of the Cincinnati Chamber’s signature YP programs, C-Change,” said Jordan Vogel, vice president of Talent Initiatives for the Cincinnati Chamber. “Congratulations to Tamaya. We can’t wait to have her in the program!”

The scholarship was presented at the April 21 event, Affirmed, the Urban League’s YP Honors Brunch & Awards Ceremony.

“The Cincinnati Chamber is grateful and excited to be part of the affirmation of these incredibly talented YPs,” said Jill P. Meyer, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. “We are excited to come together, collaborate and celebrate with the Urban League Young Professional group, and its innovative president, Ashlee Young.”

C-Change is a year-long leadership-development program for emerging leaders in the Cincinnati USA region. The curriculum combines personal leadership development with community engagement for a program that enhances current leadership roles and prepares participants for future ones, both professionally and personally. It strives to develop and enhance the leadership skills of the participants by having them lead meaningful community projects that impact the Cincinnati USA region.

The Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio (ULYP-GSO) exists for the sole purpose of advancing the Urban League Movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and membership development. It harnesses the talents, drive and compassion of men and women, ages 21 – 40, to generate direct and consistent support for the mission the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (ULGSO) affiliate, which is to transform generations by promoting personal empowerment and economic self-sufficiency. The Affiliate carries out its mission by offering highly effective programs and services through its two divisions: the Greater Cincinnati Urban League and the Miami Valley Urban League (serving the Greater Dayton area).

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