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Sep 26 2016

Civil Rights, Faith, and Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Address Flint Lead Crisis before Recess

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2016) – Eighty-six national civil and human rights, faith, and environmental groups are urging Congress to include immediate aid for Flint, Michigan, in the Continuing Resolution to fund the government before the congressional recess. The people of Flint, a low-income... Read
Sep 26 2016

National Urban League and Civil Rights Coalition Urges FCC Chairman to Pause Proceedings to Unlock the Set-Top Box

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2016) – Late last week, the National Urban League led a civil rights coalition made up of the Asian Americans Justice Center, Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), NAACP, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, National Action Network, OCA-... Read
Sep 13 2016

UNCF, National Urban League, and Education Post Host Launch Event Sept. 15 to Discuss Joint Report on Black Education

WASHINGTON, DC (September 13, 2016) - “Building Better Narratives in Black Education” highlights African American perspectives on K-12 education issues


Dec 17 2013

House and Senate Move One Step Closer to Budget Passage

House and Senate Takes Steps to End "Governing by Crisis"
Nov 21 2013

National Urban League Commends Senate Action to End Abuse of Filibuster

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the Senate’s move to require only a simple majority to clear the way for a final vote on presidential nominees.
Nov 19 2013

National Urban League Commends T4America Alliance

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement as Transportation For America (T4america.org) announces the launch of its public/private alliance to advocate for increased investment in U.S. infrastructure as a mechanism for job growth and economic... Read


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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