May 15 2017

National Urban League Statement on Department of Justice New Regressive Charging and Sentencing Policy

WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement on Attorney General Jefferson Sessions' announcement to reverse the Department of Justice’s Smart on Crime Initiative:
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:


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
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.


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