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May 12 2017

New White House Commission on "Election Integrity” Is Simply a Cover for Voter Suppression and Discrimination

WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement today on President Trump’s executive order creating a Commission on Election Integrity:
May 12 2017

Urban League Urges FHFA Director Watt to Protect Housing Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2017) – Today, the National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement regarding Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on the sustainability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac:
May 04 2017

Conference Room Dedications at the National Urban League Washington Bureau

Watch the National Urban League Washington Bureau hosts a dedication of its conference room to Cernoria Johnson and Alma & Ron Brown. .  


Aug 01 2014


National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement on today's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to expand diversity and inclusion by opening a Notice for Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Designated Entity (DE) program.
Jul 17 2014

National Urban League Hosts Congressional Tri-Caucus Briefing on Health Care Reform

Congressional staffers packed a briefing hosted recently by the Washington Bureau as part of the Urban Solutions Council programming, and along with the Congressional Tri-Caucus, discussed the next steps in implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Congressional staffers packed a briefing hosted... Read
Jul 24 2014

National Urban League Report Highlights Benefits of Technology for Small Businesses

A new report by the National Urban League, Small Business, Big Opportunity: Creating More Jobs with Technology, highlights the tremendous opportunities and challenges facing Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) in driving job growth and economic empowerment in their communities; and the important... Read


Washington Update Special LPC Edition - April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017



Special Edition of Washington Update

It is our sincere honor and pleasure to welcome you to the State of Black America Summit featuring the 14th Annual National Urban League Legislative Policy Conference (LPC).  Our Legislative Policy Conference is usually a time where our affiliate presidents, young professionals and Guild members receive congressional and Administration updates, and meet with their federal elected officials.  However, this year will be a little different.

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

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