Calendar

    • 02/01/2019
    • 02/28/2019
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC

    During the month of February, Thursday Network will host the For Us, By Us: Black History Month Book Drive to provide new books, written by people of color, to young people in our service area. All books or monetary donations to purchase books will provide students with literature featuring characters that look like them, Black history, and or culture. Books donated during this drive will be donated to local elementary and middle school students.

    To make a monetary donation please use this link: www.thursdaynetwork.org/donate

    To purchase a book from our Amazon wishlist use this link: http://a.co/6TVElZ1




    • 02/20/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy 3675 Ely Pl SE, Washington, DC
    Register

    This year, Thursday Network is partnering with the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy for the 2019 edition of Empowerment Academy. Empowerment Academy is Thursday Network’s signature mentoring program for youth in DC focused on personal development, college readiness, career exploration and healthy living. Empowerment Academy will support students enrolled in the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy by providing mentors to lead sessions focused on the African diaspora, goal-setting for the future, and community engagement.

    If you would like to become a mentor, please  complete the Empowerment Academy Mentor Application prior to attending the Mentor Orientation. 

    Members that are selected to become mentors will attend a Mentor Orientation Session on February 20 at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.



    • 02/20/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • GWUL 2901 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009- 1st Floor library
    Register

    Are you looking for ways to give back to your community? The Community Service Committee needs you! Join our committee meeting as we brainstorm ways to shape our community!

    The meeting takes place in the first floor library. Use the entrance on 14th St for entry.



    • 02/23/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 555 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD 20770
    Register

    The Chesapeake Education Arts and Research Society (CHEARS) needs volunteers for their Presidents' Day of Service event on February 23, 2019.

    Thursday Network Is invited to be a part of the community effort to protect trees from beaver herbivory at Buddy Attick Park. Volunteers will work with Public Works staff to place wire caging around the trunks of native trees to protect them from beaver herbivory.

    Volunteers will meet at the Public Works building located at 555 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD 20770. The building entrance is located at the bottom of the Buddy Attick Park parking lot and through the gate.

    Reminders:

    Wear weather appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes.

    Bring your reusable water bottle.



    • 02/25/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • GWUL 2901 14th St NW, DC 20009- 1st floor library
    Register

    Do you have innovative fundraising ideas? Do you need fundraising experience? The Fund Development Committee needs you! Stop by our monthly meeting. The meeting takes place in the library on the first floor.  Please use the door on 14 St for entry.



    • 02/26/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • GWUL 2910 14th St NW DC 20009- 1st floor library
    Register
    The Membership Services Committee needs YOU! Join our committee meeting to share your ideas or learn some new skills in membership recruitment and retention! Please use 14th St entrance.


    • 03/02/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Ivy City NE DC
    Register

    Shake off the winter chill with Thursday Network! Join TN for a tour of Ivy City’s premier distilleries: One Eight Distilling, Republic Restoratives and New Columbia Distillers. And we’re wrapping it all up at Big Chief!

    When: Saturday, March 2 at 12:30

    Price: Early Bird Tickets are $35. But this deal won’t last long! Ticket prices increase on February 24. This is a MEMBERS ONLY EVENT

    What You Get:A souvenir TN cup, access to a tasting and tour at the distilleries, and a raffle entry to win a great prize!


    • 03/09/2019
    • 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • GWUL 2901 14 St NW DC
    Register

    Welcome to all the new #ThursdayNetwork members!

    As a reminder, New Member Orientation is coming up!  The next one will be held at GWUL on December 15 from 10:45am to 1:00pm. Orientation is REQUIRED for all new members.

    This orientation is also for returning members who have not attended an orientation.

    We welcome YOU, our newest members of Thursday Network, to a day dedicated to membership development and professional growth!

    The purpose of this orientation is to build the next cohort of dynamic volunteers and develop a strong leadership pipeline. This orientation will provide you with the opportunity to learn about TN, the national urban league, find your niche within the organization, and become an ACTIVE Thursday Network member.

    Light snacks will be served. RSVP IS REQUIRED!!

    Can't wait to see you guys there!


    • 03/14/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • GWUL Building 2901 14th St NW, Washington, DC- Pepco Room
    Register

    Ready to take the next step in your journey as a young professional? Join Thursday Network for our Open House at 7 PM at the Greater Washington Urban League Headquarters (2901 14th St. NW DC).

    The Open House will take place in the Pepco Room.  Please enter through the ground floor door located on Harvard Street.

    This session will educate you about Thursday Network and its various committees, the Greater Washington Urban League, the National Urban League Movement, and explain how you can serve as an active chapter member.

    This meeting is open to:

    *Everyone interested in learning more about Thursday Network and what we do.
    *Thursday Network Friends and Visitors ready to join
    *Current Thursday Network members

    We look forward to seeing you there!
    For more information please reach out to Membership Chair Natasha Johnstone at membership@thursdaynetwork.org.


    • 03/15/2019
    • Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
    • 1
    Registration is closed

    On March 15, 2019, The Greater Washington Urban League will celebrate their 81st year during their annual Whitney M. Young Memorial Gala. The Greater Washington Urban League is looking for dedicated volunteers* to serve before or during the gala. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete this form by 11:59 PM Monday, February 11, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact President Shymoniak. 

    *Volunteers must be Thursday Network members.



    • 03/15/2019
    • 9:00 PM
    • 03/16/2019
    • 1:00 AM
    • Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

    Grab your best mask and join Thursday Network, the Greater Washington Urban League Young Professionals, for Soiree Noir: A Masquerade Affair. Join us directly following the Greater Washington Urban League’s Whitney M. Young Gala for a masked night of drinks and dancing at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. No Soiree is complete without an open bar, a great DJ, and of course a photo booth! Tickets are going fast, so get yours now! 

    Purchase tickets here!


    • 03/22/2019
    • Landmark's Atlantic Plumbing Cinema 807 V Street NW, between 8th & 9th Streets, Washington, DC 20001 (Metro accessible)
    Register

    Thursday Network invites our community to catch a private screening of 'Us' - Us is an upcoming American horror film written, co-produced and directed by Jordan Peele. It stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker. Jason Blum also produces the film under his Blumhouse Productions banner.

    This is an action packed rated R horror and we'd love to share this experience with you! Please join us for a great time during this private viewing.

    *Please note, a limited number of tickets are available for this screening. We encourage you to purchase your ticket early.



    • 03/23/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 9
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


    • 04/20/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 10
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


    • 05/09/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • GWUL Building 2901 14th St NW, Washington, DC- Pepco Room
    Register

    Ready to take the next step in your journey as a young professional? Join Thursday Network for our Open House at 7 PM at the Greater Washington Urban League Headquarters (2901 14th St. NW DC).

    The Open House will take place in the Pepco Room.  Please enter through the ground floor door located on Harvard Street.

    This session will educate you about Thursday Network and its various committees, the Greater Washington Urban League, the National Urban League Movement, and explain how you can serve as an active chapter member.

    This meeting is open to:

    *Everyone interested in learning more about Thursday Network and what we do.
    *Thursday Network Friends and Visitors ready to join
    *Current Thursday Network members

    We look forward to seeing you there!
    For more information please reach out to Membership Chair Natasha Johnstone at membership@thursdaynetwork.org.


    • 05/18/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 10
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


    • 06/08/2019
    • 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • GWUL 2901 14 St NW DC
    Register

    Welcome to all the new #ThursdayNetwork members!

    As a reminder, New Member Orientation is coming up!  The next one will be held at GWUL on June 8 from 10:45am to 1:00pm. Orientation is REQUIRED for all new members.

    This orientation is also for returning members who have not attended an orientation.

    We welcome YOU, our newest members of Thursday Network, to a day dedicated to membership development and professional growth!

    The purpose of this orientation is to build the next cohort of dynamic volunteers and develop a strong leadership pipeline. This orientation will provide you with the opportunity to learn about TN, the national urban league, find your niche within the organization, and become an ACTIVE Thursday Network member.

    Light snacks will be served. RSVP IS REQUIRED!!

    Can't wait to see you guys there!


    • 06/15/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 10
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


    • 07/11/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • GWUL Building 2901 14th St NW, Washington, DC- Pepco Room
    Register

    Ready to take the next step in your journey as a young professional? Join Thursday Network for our Open House at 7 PM at the Greater Washington Urban League Headquarters (2901 14th St. NW DC).

    The Open House will take place in the Pepco Room.  Please enter through the ground floor door located on Harvard Street.

    This session will educate you about Thursday Network and its various committees, the Greater Washington Urban League, the National Urban League Movement, and explain how you can serve as an active chapter member.

    This meeting is open to:

    *Everyone interested in learning more about Thursday Network and what we do.
    *Thursday Network Friends and Visitors ready to join
    *Current Thursday Network members

    We look forward to seeing you there!
    For more information please reach out to Membership Chair Natasha Johnstone at membership@thursdaynetwork.org.


    • 07/20/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 10
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


    • 08/17/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 10
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


    • 09/12/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • GWUL Building 2901 14th St NW, Washington, DC- Pepco Room
    Register

    Ready to take the next step in your journey as a young professional? Join Thursday Network for our Open House at 7 PM at the Greater Washington Urban League Headquarters (2901 14th St. NW DC).

    The Open House will take place in the Pepco Room.  Please enter through the ground floor door located on Harvard Street.

    This session will educate you about Thursday Network and its various committees, the Greater Washington Urban League, the National Urban League Movement, and explain how you can serve as an active chapter member.

    This meeting is open to:

    *Everyone interested in learning more about Thursday Network and what we do.
    *Thursday Network Friends and Visitors ready to join
    *Current Thursday Network members

    We look forward to seeing you there!
    For more information please reach out to Membership Chair Natasha Johnstone at membership@thursdaynetwork.org.


    • 09/14/2019
    • 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • GWUL 2901 14 St NW DC
    Register

    Welcome to all the new #ThursdayNetwork members!

    As a reminder, New Member Orientation is coming up!  The next one will be held at GWUL on September 14 from 10:45am to 1:00pm. Orientation is REQUIRED for all new members.

    This orientation is also for returning members who have not attended an orientation.

    We welcome YOU, our newest members of Thursday Network, to a day dedicated to membership development and professional growth!

    The purpose of this orientation is to build the next cohort of dynamic volunteers and develop a strong leadership pipeline. This orientation will provide you with the opportunity to learn about TN, the national urban league, find your niche within the organization, and become an ACTIVE Thursday Network member.

    Light snacks will be served. RSVP IS REQUIRED!!

    Can't wait to see you guys there!


    • 09/14/2019
    • 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • GWUL 2901 14 St NW DC
    Register

    Welcome to all the new #ThursdayNetwork members!

    As a reminder, New Member Orientation is coming up!  The next one will be held at GWUL on September 14  from 10:45am to 1:00pm. Orientation is REQUIRED for all new members.

    This orientation is also for returning members who have not attended an orientation.

    We welcome YOU, our newest members of Thursday Network, to a day dedicated to membership development and professional growth!

    The purpose of this orientation is to build the next cohort of dynamic volunteers and develop a strong leadership pipeline. This orientation will provide you with the opportunity to learn about TN, the national urban league, find your niche within the organization, and become an ACTIVE Thursday Network member.

    Light snacks will be served. RSVP IS REQUIRED!!

    Can't wait to see you guys there!


    • 09/21/2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Greater Washington Urban League 2901 14th St NW DC
    • 10
    Register


    The Thursday Network Food Pantry supports the health needs of our community members each month. Help us expand our reach beyond the walls of the Greater Washington Urban League by donating items*, funds, or your time to ensure our selected community members have a variety of food and household items to support their basic needs.


    *Before purchasing specific items, please email Chalon Jones, Community Service Programs Chair at csprograms@thursdaynetwork.org to ensure the items are needed.


Past events

02/18/2019 Civic Engagement Committee Meetings
02/16/2019 Thursday Network Food Pantry
02/13/2019 Thursday Network and the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy Presents Empowerment Academy Information Session
02/12/2019 Public Relations Committee Meeting
02/11/2019 Policies and Procedures Ad Hoc Committee- cancelled for Feb 11
02/10/2019 Black Love Matters + Candy Grams Fundraiser
02/09/2019 Gordon Parks @ National Gallery of Art
02/08/2019 Greater Washington Urban League's Scholarship Review Session
02/06/2019 Landing a Global Gig: Young Professionals Working Abroad and Home
02/05/2019 Personal and Professional Development Meeting
02/04/2019 Social and Cultural Committee
02/03/2019 Superbowl Party
02/02/2019 Legacy of Leadership Brunch
02/02/2019 Legacy of Leadership: Creating a Better Tomorrow
02/01/2019 The Mix Up (Join Week event)
01/31/2019 Conversations and Cognac: Men's Townhall
01/31/2019 Sips With Sis: An Open Conversation Between Women
01/30/2019 TN SPARK Talks: Leadership on the frontlines
01/29/2019 Join Week Speed Networking with National Urban League Young Professionals
01/28/2019 Thursday Network Open House & Social Hour (Join Week Event)
01/27/2019 Join Week Kickoff with Hashtag Lunchbag DC
01/24/2019 January General Body Meeting - #Adulting 101
01/22/2019 Membership Committee Meeting
01/21/2019 Thursday Network's 19th Annual MLK Day Blanket & Toiletries Drive
01/19/2019 Thursday Network Food Pantry
01/16/2019 Fund Development Committee Meeting
01/15/2019 Community Service Committee Meetings
01/14/2019 Policies and Procedures Ad Hoc Committee
01/12/2019 Thursday Network Potluck at Victory Heights
01/10/2019 Civic Engagement Committee Meetings
01/09/2019 Personal and Professional Development Meeting
01/08/2019 Public Relations Committee Meeting
01/07/2019 Joint Meeting: Social and Cultural Committee and Membership
12/27/2018 #DearVisionary: Year-End Vision Setting Workshop
12/22/2018 Thursday Network's Holiday Drive
12/20/2018 Thursday Network's Winter Warm Up
12/19/2018 Fund Development Committee Meeting
12/18/2018 Community Service Committee Meetings
12/15/2018 Thursday Network Food Pantry
12/13/2018 Civic Engagement Committee Meetings
12/12/2018 Thursday Network Open House
12/11/2018 Public Relations Committee Meeting
12/08/2018 Feed the Hood
12/04/2018 Personal and Professional Development Meeting
12/03/2018 Social and Cultural Committee
11/29/2018 Managing Holiday Stress
11/27/2018 Membership Committee Meeting
11/20/2018 Community Service Committee Meetings
11/19/2018 Civic Engagement Committee Meetings
11/17/2018 Building Black Wealth:Thursday Network's Black Business Expo
11/17/2018 Thanksgiving Food Pantry Drive and Distribution
11/14/2018 Closing the Wealth Gap: A Discussion on Establishing Black Equity
11/13/2018 JOINT MEETING!!! Public Relations Committee Meeting and Fund Development
11/12/2018 Policies and Procedures Ad Hoc Committee
11/06/2018 Personal and Professional Development Meeting
11/05/2018 Social and Cultural Committee
10/30/2018 Membership Committee Meeting
10/25/2018 Midterm Elections & Implications on Communities of Color
10/22/2018 Fund Development Committee Meeting
10/21/2018 #LeadFreeBaltimore
10/16/2018 Community Service Committee Meetings
10/15/2018 Civic Engagement Committee Meetings
10/09/2018 Public Relations Committee Meeting
10/06/2018 TN Gives Back: Beautification at Heritage Island
09/28/2018 Thursday Network Leadership Retreat
09/27/2018 September General Body Meeting
09/25/2018 TN Gives Back: Play Ball with the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy
09/23/2018 #SayHerName: Black Women & Police Violence
09/20/2018 Hometown Happy Hour- Caribbean and Afropop Edition
09/14/2018 2018 Spirit of Service Awards
09/08/2018 #UNHackTheVote 2018
08/23/2018 General Body Meeting- Elections
08/18/2018 Back 2 School
07/19/2018 Hometown Happy Hour: Dirty South Edition
07/17/2018 Friendship Place Welcome Home Basket collection and Distribution 2018
06/29/2018 Y2K Karaoke Fundraiser
06/28/2018 General Body Meeting- Black Economics: From Main Street to Capitol Hill
06/23/2018 Sports Jam 2018: Wakanda
06/21/2018 Lead 4 Life
06/11/2018 Thursday Network T-Shirt Design Challenge
06/09/2018 10th Annual DC Housing Expo
05/26/2018 Goodie Girl Bag Packing Social
05/24/2018 General Body Meeting- Better Me: Mind, Body and Soul
05/16/2018 School to Prison Pipeline
05/11/2018 YBGB Be the Match Transplant Party
05/10/2018 Legislative Policy Conference Mixer
05/06/2018 Keen Zumba Session
04/28/2018 Our Block is Hot
04/21/2018 School Beautification with Comcast Cares
04/14/2018 NDoS: Steam Into The Future
03/08/2018 Thursday Network Open House
02/14/2018 Empowerment Academy
09/16/2017 Food Pantry Distribution

Thursday Network

Greater Washington Urban League Building

2901 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
General Body Meetings occur on the 4th Thursdays of the month at 6:30p.

About Us

Founded in 1992, Thursday Network is comprised of over 200 young professionals committed to serving the Washington Metropolitan area through community programs and partnership that address the Empowerment Goals of the National Urban League. The mission of TN is to provide a forum for young adults, ages 21 – 40, to focus their energies on community service, professional development, and political involvement.

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