Young Black Professionals of ABQ celebrates the “young, gifted and black” of Albuquerque with diverse events that won’t break the bank. Experience local culture, friendship, and networking with open-minded black professionals in their twenties (21+) and early forties. YBABQ consists of people who want to make new friends, business connections, and are curious about Albuquerque culture. Furthermore, we welcome people from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and religions. We look forward to meeting you!


The best way to get connected with YBABQ is to join the YBABQ MeetUp group and Facebook page. 

YBABQ MeetUp: meetup.com/Young-Blacks-of-ABQ/

YBABQ Facebook: facebook.com/YBABQ

Meetup Events

Brews With the Ques: Beer Sampling & Brewery Tour

Held by Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque (YBABQ) on 18 March 2018 3:00 PM

Brews With the Ques is an event the local Nu Rho chapter of Omega Psi Phi conducts several times a year to raise funds for scholarships for local children with aspirations of higher education. The price is $10 per person and includes a flight of b... Read More

Educate to Liberate!

Held by Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque (YBABQ) on 20 March 2018 5:00 PM

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the University of New Mexico's Africana Studies Program, in partnership with the Women’s Resource Center and the Powerful Movement of Educated Sisters at the University of New Mexico are proud to presen... Read More

New to ABQ Happy Hour @ Nexus Silver Tap Room

Held by Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque (YBABQ) on 27 March 2018 6:00 PM

Are you new to the city or just new to YBABQ? This happy hour is just for you! You'll engage with professionals and creatives alike who just moved to Albuquerque/Rio Rancho/ Santa Fe and beyond. Arrive between 6:00 pm and 6:15 pm to ensure you can... Read More