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Feb 02 2018

Senate Housing Finance Proposal Threatens Access, Affordability, and Market Stability

WASHINGTON, DC (February 2, 2018) – This week, a leaked version of a housing finance proposal from U.S. Senators Bob Corker (TN) and Mark Warner (VA) emerged that would severely harm America’s housing market. Today, several civil rights and affordable housing groups issued a statement on the... Read
Jan 31 2018

National Urban League President Responds to State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, DC (January 31, 2018) – National Urban League president and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union address: “While encouraged by the President’s polished words and reconciliatory tone, successfully delivering a... Read
Jan 11 2018

Urban League's Morial: Trump’s Immigration Remarks “APPALLING”

NEW YORK (January 11, 2018) — National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial tonight issued the following statements in response to President Trump’s comments on immigration:  “President Trump’s crude statement regarding immigration from Haiti and African nations is appalling for its lack... Read


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.  


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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