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Apr 28 2015


NEW YORK (April 28, 2015) --  As Baltimore and other cities grapple with civil unrest prompted by police violence against unarmed young men of color, the National Urban League today re-issued its recommendations for police reform and accountability.
Jan 29 2015

Communities & Wi-Fi

“The Color of Wi-Fi” is a recent report released by Wi-Fi forward, a coalition dedicated to encouraging investment and growth of Wi-Fi deployment.  The new report, authored by Dr. John Horrigan and Professor Jason LLorenz, focuses on the important role publicly available Wi-Fi networks provide for... Read
Jan 28 2015

WATCH! 3rd Annual Urban Ideas Forum

Watch the "3rd Annual Urban Ideas Forum: What Do the Midterm Elections Mean for African Americans & Other People of Color" panel discussion below:


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
Jun 07 2017

National Urban League Calls on the House to Reject the Financial Choice Act

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial publicly released a letter sent to the entire U.S. House of Representatives this morning calling on them to reject the Financial Choice Act. If passed this bill would upend important reforms enacted after the... Read
May 24 2017

The Congressional Caucus on Multicultural Media Announces Inaugural Media Summit in Conjunction with the National Urban League

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2017) – The Congressional Caucus on Multicultural Media announced today it will host its inaugural media summit in Washington, D.C in conjunction with the National Urban League. The summit will take place tomorrow, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The Multicultural Media Caucus... 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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