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Aug 09 2013

National Urban League Responds to FCC Ruling on Prison Phones

National Urban League President & CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement in response to the FCC order on Interstate Inmate Calling Service Rates. “Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn and the FCC are to be commended for voting today to bring balance to the needs of inmate families—... Read
Aug 06 2013

Letter to the Department of Justice Regarding the Trayvon Martin Case

The Urban League joined other leading civil rights and social justice organizations in calling on Attory General Eric Holder to pursue a civil rights investigation against George Zimmerman.
Jul 30 2013

Statement from Marc H. Morial on White House Meeting on the Voting Rights Act

Statement from Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, re: Today's White House Meeting on the Voting Rights Act: Earlier today, President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, Labor Secretary Tom Perez, and White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett held a meeting with... Read


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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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