Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director of the Washington Bureau
Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director of the National Urban League Washington Bureau
Vice President, Advocacy and Strategic Initiatives
Cara Morris is the Vice President of Advocacy and Strategic Initiatives. As Vice President, Mrs. Morris serves in a dual capacity for both the National Urban League’s Washington, D.C. and New York headquarters. Mrs. Morris serves as a liaison between the Urban League’s affiliate movement and advocacy partners focused on advancing the National Urban League’s goal of economic empowerment for urban America. Additionally Cara leads the Urban League Movement’s grass-tops and grassroots advocacy efforts through the Congressional Advocacy Program of which she assisted with creating and helped to...
Vice President, Policy and Legislative Affairs
Susie Saavedra is the Vice President for Policy and Legislative Affairs at the National Urban League where she brings nearly two decades of federal legislative, policy and advocacy experience to her passion for advancing social and economic justice.
Senior Director, Civil Rights and Workforce Policy
Suzanne Bergeron is a long time member of the Washington Bureau and is responsible for promoting the Urban League’s policy agenda pertaining to civil rights and the workforce. She also provides technical assistance to affiliates in the Urban League Movement on issues related to her portfolio. Ms. Bergeron joined the National Urban League’s Washington, D.C. office in 1985, and has extensive experience in policy analysis and advocacy strategies
Director, Financial and Housing Policy
Kyle R. Williams closely monitors legislative and regulatory measures and develops advocacy strategies that promote economic empowerment through job creation, wealth building, and access to affordable and safe housing.
Senior Manager, Communications
Jordun Lawrence serves as Senior Manager of Communications for the National Urban League Washington Bureau. In this role, Jordun leads the Bureau’s social media and digital strategy and works with the Senior Director and NULWB staff to brand, lift up and advance the National Urban League, the Washington Bureau, its policy/legislative agenda and messaging coming out of Washington, DC to the public and affiliate movement.
Manager, Education and Health Policy
Brandon Lewis is the Washington Bureau’s Manager for Education and Health Policy. He began his career as an educator in Houston, TX where he focused his efforts on developing a culturally responsive classroom in which students were intellectually challenged and culturally embraced. In his current role he relies on his classroom experience to support the work of state and local leaders committed to advancing equity in education and eliminating health disparities.
Special Assistant to the Executive Director
Ebony Baylor is the Special Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director of the National Urban League Washington Bureau.
Fellow, Telecommunications and Technology Policy
Gavin Logan is the Telecommunications Fellow for the National Urban League Washington Bureau. Prior to joining the Washington Bureau, Gavin served as the Assistant General Counsel for the District of Columbia Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment.