Young Professionals

Be the generation that transforms our community and builds relationships with other Young Professionals.

The Making It Better Young Professionals (MIBYP) group is a diverse group of individuals empowering our communities through the power of literacy. Through volunteer activities, community service and professional development, our network of young professionals will work to improve literacy rates for under-served elementary students in Houston.

Join our growing network of young professionals who impact the communities in which we work and live. Our multi-faceted, growing membership is comprised of young professionals ages 21-39 who represent various industries and professions throughout Houston. Whether you can volunteer for a one-time event or a weekly opportunity, your commitment will make a difference.

Members of MIBYP must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a young professional (age 21-39).
  • Volunteer at least two hours during the year (August-July).
Member Benefits:
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Community service opportunities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to earn LinkedIn recommendations and/or letter of reference
  • Invitations to Making It Better sponsored events
  • Making It Better Newsletter
  • Free entry to Linking with Leaders networking event ($25 for non-members)

To become a member, please see the membership application by clicking here.

For more information, contact Ashley Danna at

Important Dates/Events
  • February 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Linking with Leaders at City Acre Brewing
  • June 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Family Literacy Night at the Youth Development Center

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