Member Spotlight: Joe Paul

When did you become a Thursday Network member? Was there a particular person, event, or general body meeting that compelled you to join the movement?

I arrived in DC on my birthday, February 25th, and became a member the following week. I’m not a stranger to the movement. I’ve been a member of the Urban League Young Professionals for over 7 years, serving in Houston, Orlando, and Los Angeles, respectively. 

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Thursday Network Member Spotlight: Meet Leslie Mayes

Thursday Network Member Spotlight: Leslie Mayes

When did you become a Thursday Network member? Was there a particular person, event, or general body meeting that compelled you to join the movement? I joined Thursday Network in January 2012. When I was in middle school, I was a Thursday Network mentee and I always said that when I became an adult I would give back to the organization by becoming a member myself.

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Thursday Network Member Spotlight: Meet Adrian White!

When did you become a Thursday Network member? Was there a particular person, event, or general body meeting that compelled you to join the movement?

I’ve been a member since April 2011. My first meeting was on financial fitness and after being enthralled in the seminar topic and the group of young professionals the organization attracted, I joined so that I could attend the membership retreat later that month.

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Thursday Network Member Spotlight: Mike Jones

A Discussion with Mike Jones, Thursday Network’s Longest Serving Member, 1994-presentMike Jones

What has made you remain active in Thursday Network activities and committees for so long? I enjoy the organization and helping out. I attend all kinds of National Urban League and Black Caucus events and just like to tell people about the kinds of things we do. Thursday Network is the best!

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