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Apr 23 2014

Marc Morial Blasts Johnson-Crapo Housing Finance Reform Bill

In a letter sent today to Senate Banking Committee leadership, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial said a measure to reform the housing finance industry and government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) is based on a myth he calls a “weapon of mass deception” that blames minority and... Read
Apr 10 2014

Access to Capital for Minority-Owned Small Businesses Policy Forum

The National Urban League Washington Bureau will hold a policy forum to explore the successes and challenges of small businesses seeking access to capital five years after the Great Recession.
Apr 10 2014

With Broadband Equity for All: Principles to Drive Adoption, Investment and Growth in Urban America

With Broadband Equity for All will focus on how advancing a broadband agenda for urban America begins with a continued commitment to finding and elevating solutions that will support continued industry growth to create job opportunities and reduce unemployment in our urban communities.


Jan 17 2014

New Report from Zillow and National Urban League Underscores Inequity in Housing Market

A report released released this week by Zillow, the online real estate platform, and the National Urban League uncovered a number of instances in which minority access to mortgages and homeownership experiences, particularly among blacks and Hispanics, differs greatly from white experiences.
Jan 17 2014

National Urban League Statement on the Introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

The National Urban League praised the introduction of the Voting Rights Amendment Act as a commonsense measure that the right to vote for all citizens.
Nov 13 2013

The National Urban League Praises the Introduction of The Strong Start for America’s Children Act.

The National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today applauded the introduction of The Strong Start for America’s Children Act.


Aug 06 2013

National Urban League Summer Internship Program

The National Urban League Summer Internship Program provides an insight into the world of non-profit management for college students, from the New York City metropolitan area and in Washington, DC. The National Urban League is looking for candidates interested in a career in the not-for-profit... Read

From "To Be Equal" April 20, 2014 -- Johnson-Crapo Housing Reform Guided by Weapons of Mass Deception about Affordable Housing Goals

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A new housing reform proposal slated for a Senate Banking Committee vote next week could accelerate the already significant post-recession decline in homeownership among communities of color and all working and middle-class communities.  The bill, which is co-sponsored by Sens.

TELL CONGRESS NOW TO PASS THE VRAA!   In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby Couty v. Holder to gut the heart of the Voting Rights ACt, a bi-partisan group of lawmakers introduced the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 (VRAA).

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