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Oct 06 2014

National Urban League Applauds Blue Shirt Day and No Bullying Zone Campaign

October 6th is Blue Shirt Day: World Day of Bullying Prevention—a day to encourage adults and children to take urgent action to combat this epidemic in our schools and streets.  The National Urban League commends Centene, Cenpatico, Children’s National Health System and Howard University for their... Read
Oct 02 2014

National Urban League Applauds Dept. of Education Guidance on Racial Disparities in Schools

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement on the release of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights guidance on racial disparity in American schools: "Today, the Department of Education provided clear and unambiguous guidance that... Read
Sep 06 2014

National Urban League Urges FCC to Maintain Sports Blackout Rule

In a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial urged the agency to maintain its sports blackout rule, which he says has “worked as intended, maintaining a regulatory framework that has promoted and protected the distribution of sports programming on... Read


Mar 06 2017

ADVISORY: Civil Rights Leaders to Meet with Attorney General Sessions to Set Forth Agenda, Condemn Civil Rights Rollbacks

In-Person Media Availability Outside Department of Justice Following Meeting WASHINGTON, DC (March 6, 2017) – Six national civil rights leaders will meet Tuesday, March 7 with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to outline their civil rights enforcement agenda for the Department of Justice and to... Read
Mar 03 2017

National Urban League Applauds Minority Leader Schumer on Commitment to Implement the Rooney Rule in Staff Hiring

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2017) -- Today, the National Urban League applauded Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for introducing rules that prioritize diverse Senate staff hiring after years of urging the U.S. Congress to adopt the same standards of diversity it requires of private corporations.
Mar 01 2017

National Urban League Statement on President Trump’s Address to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2017) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial released the following statement on President Trump’s address to Congress:   “Last night’s speech was long on rhetoric, but severely short on specifics.  Forty days into the Trump Administration and Americans... 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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