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Nov 28 2016

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial Statement on Every Student Succeeds Act Final Regulations

WASHINGTON, DC (November 28, 2016) – Today, National Urban League president and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s final regulations to implement provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regarding school accountability, data... Read
Oct 06 2016

ADVISORY: National Urban League to Hold Press Conference Tuesday to Release New White Paper on Expanding Opportunities for People of Color in Energy Sector

WASHINGTON, DC (October 6, 2016) -- On Tuesday, October 11, the National Urban League will release a white paper entitled, 21st Century Innovations in Energy: An Equity Framework during a press conference.  The paper will provide overviews of the domestic electricity, solar, and oil and natural gas... Read
Oct 06 2016

Statement of National Urban League President Marc H. Morial on Justice Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Release of New Report on Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON, DC (October 6, 2016) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s release of an interagency report by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on “Advancing Diversity in... Read


Mar 05 2014

National Urban League Says "Shameful" Senate Vote on Adegbile Sends Chilling Signal to Those Who Believe in Protecting Civil Rights

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s vote today rejecting the nomination of Debo Adegbile to become head of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice: 
Mar 04 2014

National Urban League Applauds Extension of Internet Essentials

The National Urban League applauded Comcast NBCUniversal’s announcement that it will indefinitely extend its Internet Essentials program.
Feb 26 2014

National Urban League Supports Civil Rights Privacy Principles

The National Urban League issued a statement in support of "Big Data" privacy principles released today.


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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