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Dec 14 2017

National Urban League Statement on FCC Repealing Net Neutrality Protections

WASHINGTON, DC (December 14, 2017) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) reversal of net neutrality rules: 
Dec 02 2017

National Urban League President on Passage of Sham Tax Reform Bill

WASHINGTON, DC (December 2, 2017) Tonight, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement expressing opposition to the Senate's passage of the so-called "tax reform" bill: "Despite widespread opposition and public outcry, tonight the U.S. Senate passed a... Read
Nov 29 2017

Nine National Civil Rights Groups Urge Congress to Oppose Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, the National Urban League led the NAACP, National Action Network, League of United Latin American Citizens, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Coalition on Black... Read


Jun 12 2015

National Urban League Submits Comments on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Notices of Proposed Rulemaking

On June 12, 2015, the National Urban League submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) on two Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs), each of which addressed different aspects of the implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity... Read
May 19 2015

Marc Morial Statement on "Can Technology Increase Protection for Law Enforcement Officers and the Public?"

Statement of Marc H. Morial (President and CEO of the National Urban League) before the House Judiciary Committee on “Body Cameras: Can Technology Increase Protection for Law Enforcement Officers and the Public?”(May 19, 2015)
May 21 2015

Red Nose Day - May 21st

About the Show Red Nose Day, the U.K.'s #1 television fundraising event, is coming to America in a spectacular live star-studded special Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) on NBC.


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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