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The Charlottesville Social Professionals (CSP) originally was founded as the Charlottesville Young Professionals (CYP) in 1999 by a few area citizens with the support of some local businesses determined to attract and retain young professionals to the area. To communicate greater inclusiveness and diversity of membership, CYP officially became CSP in 2015. It's membership is open to adults of any age, race, ethnicity, gender, religious background, sexual orientation, and ability.

CSP's mission is to attract and unite a group of active, civic-minded professionals who envision Charlottesville's future as continuing to be a great place to live, work, and play. Our members love to get together to enhance our lives and our community through camaraderie, patronage, learning, and charitable efforts. Most of all, we have fun!

Led by an elected Board of Directors with single-year terms, CSP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Events and other membership benefits are made possible through sponsorship by local businesses and membership dues. Though allows anyone to join CSP's Meetup site without cost, official membership requires $30 annually if paid via cash or check or $31.20 if paid online via PayPal. Prospective members are welcomed and encouraged to attend a few events before committing to paid membership, so come check us out!

To pay dues online, visit:

For more information about CSP, join our Facebook page ( or contact Greg Carragan (CSP President) or Meredith Lee (CSP Membership Director) through Meetup messaging.  Have an event idea or would like to host an event? Feel free to complete our events form -  Please note that events submitted by paid members are given the highest priority.  Questions about events should be directed to Maurice Walker (CSP Events Director).

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  • 3h ago · 10:30 AM

    Brunch with Landon

    10 Friends

    Former CSP President and continued good friend, Landon, will be on a return visit to Charlottesville this weekend. He would love to reconnect with the group, old members... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Free Movie Night at PVCC: Loving

    16 Friends | 5.00 Join Maurice for a free screening of Loving.  The group will meet at the entrance of the V. Earl Dickinson Building at 6 PM. The show starts... Learn more
  • 5 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Membership Social at Lazy Parrot

    9 Friends

    CSP would like you to join us for an evening of meeting new friends or getting reacquainted with old ones.  Lazy Parrot Backyard BBQ (across from Burger King in the... Learn more
  • January 14 · 7:30 PM

    CSP Winter Party

    25 Friends

    Bring in the New Year with CSP's Winter Party Please help us celebrate 2017 by coming out to our annual Winter Party!  The event will run from 7:30 PM - 11 PM.  We will... Learn more
  • Dec 21, 2016 · 7:30 PM

    Trivia Night at Mellow Mushroom

    6 Friends

    Mid-Week Trivia and Pizza! Feed your mind and your hunger with CSP at Mellow Mushroom's trivia night! Try out one of Mellow's signature pies (The Mighty Meaty, Funky Q... Learn more
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