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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


Jan 17 2017

National Urban League Releases Letter to Senate HELP Committee Expressing Concern for Betsy Devos’ Nomination as Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 17, 2017) Today, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, publicly released the following letter to the leadership of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, expressing grave concerns over the nomination of Betsy DeVos as the next... Read
Jan 11 2017

Civil Rights Leaders Meet with Top Senate Democrat

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2017) – Late yesterday, leaders of the nation’s foremost civil rights organizations--the National Urban League, the National Action Network, the NAACP, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil... Read
Jan 10 2017

Assessing President Obama's Impact & Legacy

  OBAMA SCORECARD Throughout our history, the National Urban League has taken seriously our responsibility to                  hold the President of the United States accountable to the needs of urban America and communities of color. As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office on January... Read


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Election Outcome and Civil Rights Response

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Monday, October 17, 2016


Racial Bias Has Made Its Way to the Supreme Court

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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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