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Aug 04 2016

Watch Live: Vice Presidential Candidate, Tim Kaine, to Speak Today at Opening Plenary

Click here to Watch Live: Vice Presidential Candidate, Tim Kaine, Speaking at the Opening Plenary. United States Senator and Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate, Tim Kaine, will address the National Urban League's 2016 Annual Conference today in Baltimore, MD. Senator Kaine represents the... Read
Jun 16 2016

Report: Strategies for Reducing Gun Violence in American Cities

Urban gun violence touches on issues central to American life: safety, equality, opportunity, and community. As thousands of city residents are killed or injured with guns each year, mayors and other community leaders face an urgent challenge: finding effective solutions and implementing them to... Read
Mar 25 2016

National Urban League, Bank of America to Host Panel Discussion “From Reentry to Financial Stability – A Discussion on Evidence-Based Pathways”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2016 Contact: K. Kim Atterbury | katterbury@nul.org | (202) 629-5750   National Urban League, Bank of America to Host Panel Discussion


Mar 22 2017

Civil Rights Groups Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader: Share Their Opposition to Gorsuch, ACA Repeal and Budget Cuts

WASHINGTON, DC (March 22, 2017) – This afternoon, civil rights leaders met with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss key policy issues and express their shared opposition to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the ACA repeal bill, and the Administration’s... Read
Mar 16 2017

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial Calls Skinny Budget “A Jobs and Dreams Killer”

WASHINGTON, DC (March 16, 2017) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement after the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced their 2018 blueprint “skinny” budget:  “This budget is a jobs and dreams killer.  Federal budgets... Read
Mar 14 2017

National Urban League Applauds Raphael Bostic on Becoming First African American to Serve as a Federal Reserve Regional Bank President

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 14, 2017) -- Today, the National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial congratulated Raphael Bostic for being selected as the President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, making him the first African American and person of color to assume this important role.


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

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017




Top 3 Things You Need to Know - February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017



Top 3 Things You Need to Know - January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017



Washington Update

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016
Staff Diversity in the Senate Matters 

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - November 18, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016



Election Outcome and Civil Rights Response

Top 3 Things You Need to Know - October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016


Racial Bias Has Made Its Way to the Supreme Court

Top News You Need to Know - September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016



Top 5 Things You Need to Know - August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016




August is Congressional Recess

The United States Congress is in recess during the month of August.  This means that members of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are working in their respective districts. The Washington Bureau urges affiliate CEOs and Young Professionals to use this time to meet with Members of Congress about issues of concern.  Should you need tips or help on how to schedule meetings with your elected officials, please contact the Washington Bureau.

Top 5 News You Can Use - July12, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016



National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

Top 5 News Items You Need to Know - June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016



Don Cravins Testified Before the Democratic National Convention Platform Drafting Committee

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March 28, 2017
May 02 2017
Save the Date: 2017 State of Black America Empowerment Summit featuring the 14th Annual Legislative Policy Conference Conference Hotel: The Westin Georgetown, Washington D.C. (2350 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037) Location: Washington, D.C. Dates: May 2nd - 4th, 2017