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Sep 23 2015

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month and the National Urban League is Celebrating!

Meet Susie Saavedra, Senior Legislative Director of Education and Health Policy, National Urban League Washington Bureau Susie is the proud daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants.  Born in Queens, New York, she was raised in an Army family, and grew up in ten different states and abroad.  She has called... Read
Sep 10 2015

CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE HEALTH BRAINTRUST TOWNHALL “MY MENTAL HEALTH: BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO CARE”

Contact:  Courtney R. O’Neal | coneal@nul.org | (202) 629-5754                    
Jul 07 2015

FORMER US SENATE CHIEF OF STAFF AND LEGISLATOR NAMED NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE POLICY DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:          Teresa Candori                              (212) 558-5362 FORMER US SENATE CHIEF OF STAFF AND LEGISLATOR NAMED NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE POLICY DIRECTOR NEW YORK (July 7, 2015) --  Former U.S. Senate Chief of Staff Don Cravins, Jr., has been named the National... Read

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Aug 12 2017

National Urban League Statement on White Supremacy Demonstration in Charlottesville

NEW YORK (August 12, 2017) National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement on the violence in Charlottesville, VA:
Aug 02 2017

National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions

WASHINGTON, DC (August 2, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, intends to challenge the application of affirmative action in... Read
Jun 28 2017

National Urban League Supports New Senate Bill to Create Incentives to Reduce Mass Incarceration

Washington, DC (June 28, 2017) – Lawmakers introduced a bill today that would use the power of the purse to reduce incarceration and crime at the same time. The legislation attempts to counter archaic “tough-on-crime” policies coming from the Attorney General. The Reverse Mass Incarceration Act of... 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

 

WASHINGTON UPDATE

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

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National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

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