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
Aug 31 2016

National Urban League Statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s Supplement-not-Supplant Rule

WASHINGTON, DC (August 31, 2016) - Today, Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s Supplement-not-Supplant Rule:   “In 1965, Congress passed the original Elementary and Secondary Education Act to provide... Read


Sep 17 2013

Analysis of "Stand Your Ground Laws" FInds increase in Gun Deaths, Justifiable Homicide

Analysis of Stand Your Ground Laws Shows Rise in Overall Homicides An analysis of "Stand Your Ground Laws" released by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the National Urban League and VoteVets finds a staggering increase in homicides—both justifiable and overall--since these laws were enacted.  The... Read
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


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