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Oct 16 2017

National Urban League Urges Senators to Oppose Budget Resolution, A Tax Cut Gravy Train for Wealthy Americans

WASHINGTON, DC (October 16, 2017) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released a letter to the full U.S. Senate, urging them to oppose the Senate’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution, better known as a tax cut gravy train for wealthy Americans. The complete letter follows and... Read
Oct 12 2017

National Urban League President Says New Executive Order Sabotages the ACA

WASHINGTON, DC (October 12, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement today on President Trump’s new executive order allowing groups to buy cheap, unregulated health insurance plans:
Sep 26 2017

National Urban League President Calls on Congress to Put an End to ACA Repeal Efforts

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement today on the Senate’s latest defeat to repeal the Affordable Care Act with the Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill:


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:


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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