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Sep 11 2013

Statement on NAACP President Benjamin Jealous by the Co-Organizers of the African-American Leaders Convening

Statement of the African-America Leaders Convening on Ben Jealous' announcement that he would step down as NAACP President at year's end:
Aug 06 2013

Key Provisions of the Urban Jobs Act Found in Just-Passed Workforce Investment Act of 2013

On July 31, 2013, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions passed S.1356, the Workforce Investment Act of 2013, which provides vital resources that will enable Urban League affiliates that operate Urban Youth Empowerment programs to expand their capacity to reach and address... Read


Apr 13 2016

National Urban League Washington Bureau Announces Staff Additions and Changes

WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2016) – Don Cravins, Executive Director of the National Urban League Washington Bureau and Senior Vice President of Policy, today announced two new additions to the staff.
Apr 04 2016

National Urban League Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in Voting Rights Case

Washington, DC (April 4, 2016) -- National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 8-0 decision in Evenwel v. Abbott to uphold that a state or locality may continue to draw its legislative districts based on total population:
Apr 01 2016

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial Applauds FCC Vote to Reform and Expand Lifeline

WASHINGTON, DC (April 1, 2016) – National Urban League President Marc H. Morial issued the following statement today regarding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to reform and modernize Lifeline, a program that has made telephone service affordable to low-income Americans since... Read


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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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