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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
Nov 27 2017

National Civil Rights Groups Back English As Lawful CFPB Acting Director

WASHINGTON, DC (November 27, 2017) - National civil rights groups are standing behind Leandra English, Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), as the lawful Acting Director of the Consumer Bureau. Acting Director English filed a federal lawsuit last... Read
Nov 20 2017

National Urban League Statement on Trump Administration's Announcement to End TPS for 50,000 Haitian Nationals

WASHINGTON, DC (November 20, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration's plan to deport 50,000 Haitian nationals: "Once again, the Trump Administration has pulled the rug out from under law-abiding... Read


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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