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Apr 20 2017

National Urban League Applauds Hire of Hazeen Ashby to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C. (April 20, 2017) – Today, National Urban League Washington Bureau Executive Director Don Cravins, Jr. released the following statement applauding the hire of former staff member Ms. Hazeen Ashby as Senior Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Technology,... Read
Apr 05 2017

National Urban League Recognizes National Minority Health Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, DC (April 5, 2017) - Today, National Urban League Washington Bureau Executive Director and Vice President for Policy, Don Cravins, Jr. released the following statement in recognition of National Minority Health Awareness Month: “For far too long, health disparities have persisted in the... Read
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

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Jul 09 2014

House of Representatives Passes Bi-Partisan Workforce Bill Including Crucial Components of Urban Jobs Act; Bill Now Goes to President Obama For His Signature

Statement of the National Urban League on the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which includes important elements of the Urban Jobs Act.
May 15 2014

When Should I Take Social Security? Webinar Answers Questions

In partnership with the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), the National Urban League hosted a webinar that explored crucial issues to consider when deciding when to start collecting benefits.
Jun 26 2014

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Jobs Bill: Key Provisions of Urban Jobs Act Retained

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is One Step Closer to Reality In a rare display of bipartisan cooperation, the Senate has overwhelmingly  passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) by a vote of 95 to 3.    The move finally brings an end to a decade-plus wait for... Read

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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

 

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

TOP 5

 

National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

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