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Feb 07 2014


NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE SAYS PROPOSED POLICY STATEMENT DOES NOT GO FAR ENOUGH TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS In a letter sent today to the Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI), the National Urban League said the OMWI's proposed policy statement does not go far... Read
Jan 29 2014

National Urban League Responds to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

The National Urban League said in a statement that the State of the Union address presents a clear vision that embraces the National Urban League’s legacy and mission; and the practical solutions it has long championed to drive economic opportunity and equality.
Dec 20 2013

Statement from Marc H. Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League, regarding the Nomination of Sharon Bowen to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial applauds President Obama’s nomination of Sharon Bowen to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).


Jun 23 2016

National Urban League Comments on U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services Release of Joint Guidance on Foster Youth

WASHINGTON, DC (June 23, 2016) The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today released guidance to states, school districts and child welfare agencies on the new provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for supporting children in foster care.... Read
Jun 23 2016

Diversity in Colleges and Universities Essential to Expanding Opportunity

NEW YORK, NY (June 23, 2016) – In response to the US Supreme Court's ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, upholding fair access to higher education, National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today reiterated the League's strong support for affirmative action.
Jun 17 2016

National Urban League Holds First Meeting with Federal Reserve Chair Yellen to Urge Diversity throughout the Federal Reserve System

WASHINGTON, DC (June 17, 2016) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial; National Urban League Chief Economist Dr. Bernard Anderson; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Associate Vice Provost and Professor Dr. Marie Mora; Pipeline Opportunity Program President and CEO... Read


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