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Oct 04 2016

ADVISORY: Civil Rights Leaders and Members of Congress to Hold a Press Teleconference Wednesday on FCC’s Set-Top Box Plan

WASHINGTON, DC (October 4, 2016) - After a final vote on proposed set-top box rules was pulled from the agenda of last week’s FCC Open Meeting, many questions have been asked about the continuing changes to the proposed rules that are now being negotiated behind closed doors at the FCC.
Oct 03 2016

Civil Rights Leaders Tell the FCC to “Unlock the Plan”

WASHINGTON, DC (October 3, 2016) - In a petition filed today at the FCC, 19 national civil and social rights organizations formally requested that the Commission release the details of its latest proposal for new set-top box rules and allow for public comment.  A final vote on the controversial... Read
Sep 27 2016

National Urban League Supports Senator Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

WASHINGTON, DC (September 27, 2016) – The National Urban League today announced its support for the Stronger Way Act, bold legislation Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced with Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) to fight poverty with real solutions.   


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).


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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