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May 15 2017

National Urban League Statement on Department of Justice New Regressive Charging and Sentencing Policy

WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement on Attorney General Jefferson Sessions' announcement to reverse the Department of Justice’s Smart on Crime Initiative:
May 12 2017

New White House Commission on "Election Integrity” Is Simply a Cover for Voter Suppression and Discrimination

WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2017) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement today on President Trump’s executive order creating a Commission on Election Integrity:
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:

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Sep 06 2014

National Urban League Applauds Department of Education's Proposed Rule on Underwriting Standards for Student Loans

In a letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial commended the Department's revised regulation on underwriting standards for student loans. In the letter, Morial said the revised rule--which incorporates recommendations made by the Urban... Read
Aug 26 2014

#Mama I Made It Town Hall Forum Explores Challenges for Black College Students

  While barriers to college access have largely disappeared for African Americans, a recent report from the National Urban League, From Access to Completion:  A Seamless Path to College Graduation for African Americans, underscores the unique profile of the typical African American college student... Read
Apr 24 2015

Historic Confirmation of A.G. Lynch Coincides with Need to Address Civil Rights Concerns

Historic Confirmation of A.G. Lynch Coincides with Need to Address Civil Rights Concerns NEW YORK (April 23, 2015) -- Calling Loretta Lynch “the most qualified person ever to hold the post,” the President and CEO of the National Urban League said he is confident the U.S. Attorney General can lead... Read

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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

 

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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