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Oct 14 2015

Whitney M. Young Urban Leadership Development Conference

What is the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Urban Leadership Development Conference?
Oct 02 2015

National Urban League Voter Suppression Alert: Alabama

NEW YORK (October 2, 2015) -- In what appears to be a case of racially-motivated voter suppression, strict Voter ID state Alabama has just shuttered drivers’ license bureaus in eight of the 10 counties with the highest percentage of registered voters of color.
Sep 25 2015

Urban League's Morial: White House's New Initiative Director a Strong Proponent Who Will See HBCUs "Thrive and Succeed"

NEW YORK (September 25, 2015) --National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today applauded the appointment of  Dr. Ivory Toldson as Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  


Sep 11 2017

National Urban League President Appointed to Serve on FCC Diversity and Digital Empowerment Committee

WASHINGTON, DC (September 11, 2017) – Today, the National Urban League announced President and CEO Marc H. Morial's appointment by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to serve on the FCC's Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment, which has been established to... Read
Sep 05 2017

National Urban League Statement on Trump Administration Rescinding DACA

WASHINGTON, DC (September 5, 2017) - National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the statement below following U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Trump’s decision today to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:
Aug 15 2017


NEW YORK (August 15, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following response to President Trump’s comments about the violence in Charlottesville:


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Washington Update Special LPC Edition - April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


Special Edition of Washington Update

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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