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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.  


Nov 27 2017

National Civil Rights Groups Back English As Lawful CFPB Acting Director

WASHINGTON, DC (November 27, 2017) - National civil rights groups are standing behind Leandra English, Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), as the lawful Acting Director of the Consumer Bureau. Acting Director English filed a federal lawsuit last... Read
Nov 20 2017

National Urban League Statement on Trump Administration's Announcement to End TPS for 50,000 Haitian Nationals

WASHINGTON, DC (November 20, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's plan to deport 50,000 Haitian nationals: "Once again, the Trump Administration has pulled the rug out from under law-abiding... Read
Oct 19 2017

Portman, Blumenthal Welcome National Urban League Endorsement of Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act

WASHINGTON, DC (October 19, 2017) — U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) welcomed the support of the National Urban League for the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (S. 1693), bipartisan legislation to help trafficking survivors get the justice they deserve and hold... Read


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Staff Diversity in the Senate Matters 

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Racial Bias Has Made Its Way to the Supreme Court

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know - August 12, 2016

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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.

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National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

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