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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

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May 12 2017

Urban League Urges FHFA Director Watt to Protect Housing Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2017) – Today, the National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement regarding Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on the sustainability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac:
May 04 2017

Conference Room Dedications at the National Urban League Washington Bureau

Watch the National Urban League Washington Bureau hosts a dedication of its conference room to Cernoria Johnson and Alma & Ron Brown. .  
Apr 20 2017

National Urban League Applauds Hire of Hazeen Ashby to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C. (April 20, 2017) – Today, National Urban League Washington Bureau Executive Director Don Cravins, Jr. released the following statement applauding the hire of former staff member Ms. Hazeen Ashby as Senior Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Technology,... 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

 

WASHINGTON UPDATE

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

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National Urban League 10-Point Justice Plan

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