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Feb 13 2017

National Urban League Delivers Resumes of Qualified African Americans to Senate While Calling for Increased Staff Diversity

WASHINGTON, DC (February 13, 2017) – The National Urban League Washington Bureau today delivered resumes of qualified African Americans ready to assume senior positions as Chiefs of Staff, Legislative Directors, and Communications Directors to Senate Leaders and Members representing states with a... Read
Feb 08 2017

National Urban League Statement on the Confirmation of Senator Sessions for U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 8, 2017) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement on the confirmation of Senator Jefferson Sessions for U.S. Attorney General:
Feb 07 2017

National Urban League on Betsy DeVos Senate Confirmation Vote

WASHINGTON, DC (February 7, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement today on the Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:


Apr 10 2014

Access to Capital for Minority-Owned Small Businesses Policy Forum

The National Urban League Washington Bureau will hold a policy forum to explore the successes and challenges of small businesses seeking access to capital five years after the Great Recession.
Apr 10 2014

With Broadband Equity for All: Principles to Drive Adoption, Investment and Growth in Urban America

With Broadband Equity for All will focus on how advancing a broadband agenda for urban America begins with a continued commitment to finding and elevating solutions that will support continued industry growth to create job opportunities and reduce unemployment in our urban communities.
Apr 07 2014

National Urban League Launches The State of Black America

The National Urban League's 38th edition of the State of Black America® – One Nation Underemployed: Jobs Rebuild America explores how un- and under-employment have widened the divide between the nation’s richest and poorest and transformed the dream of upward mobility into a reality of diminishing... 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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