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Aug 15 2014

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Demonstrations and Protest

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Demonstrations and Protest   The ACLU has provided guidelines for Americans to use in exercising your 1st Amendment right to free speech in the form of demonstrations and protests. Along with these guidelines are recommedations for what to do when encountering law enforcement. See... Read
Aug 15 2014

Congress Finds Common Ground in Calls to De-Militarize Police

In a Congress that has seen few instances of bi-partisanship in recent years, the shooting of Michael Brown—specifically, the overly militaristic response including the image of armored vehicles, high-powered assault rifles and tear gas canisters being lobbed at reporters—has lawmakers from both... Read
Aug 12 2014

Justice for Victims of POLICE MISCONDUCT!

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement on the death of Michael Brown and the unrest in the city of Ferguson, Missouri. “Today, we join the family of Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri in grieving the senseless death of this promising young man.   ... Read

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Feb 01 2017

National Urban League Washington Bureau Executive Director Don Cravins Observes Black History Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2017) -- Today, National Urban League’s Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director of the Washington Bureau, Don Cravins, Jr., released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month:  “Each February, during Black History Month, we celebrate... Read
Jan 31 2017

National Urban League Urges Thorough Review of Supreme Court Nominee's Record

NEW YORK (January 31, 2017) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial tonight urged a thorough review of the judicial record and public statements of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.                                                                                 Morial said he... Read
Jan 29 2017

National Urban League Washington Bureau Recognizes the Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 29, 2016) – Today, National Urban League Washington Bureau Executive Director and Senior Vice President for Policy, Don Cravins, Jr., released the following statement in recognition of the Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act:   

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Washington Update Special LPC Edition - April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

 

Special Edition of Washington Update

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

 

WASHINGTON UPDATE

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

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National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

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