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The Washington Bureau champions public policy initiatives that promote economic and social justice that will achieve the outcomes embodied by the League’s Empowerment Goals:
 

National Urban League Policy on Jobs

Policy: Jobs

To achieve economic equality, the National Urban League advances policies that will close the existing racial gaps in employment, income and wealth.


National Urban League Policy on Health

Policy: Health

The National Urban League believes that improving health outcomes is a vital component to building economic empowerment. Through our work in health policy we seek to reach the goal that Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions.


National Urban League Policy on Education

Policy: Education

The National Urban League believes that educational opportunity and economic empowerment are inextricably linked. A child that receives an excellent education is better prepared to attend college, enter the workforce and contribute to society.


National Urban League Policy on Housing

Policy: Housing

Empowerment Goal: Housing- Every American Lives in Safe, Decent, Affordable and Energy Efficient Housing on Fair Terms The Urban League believes that strong, economically secure communities begin with progressive housing policies and financially literate citizens. 


National Urban League Policy on Civil Rights

Policy: Civil Rights

Policy Statement: Civil Rights The National Urban League remains vigilant in the enforcement of our civil rights laws by working in collaboration with other civil rights organizations, particularly in the areas of voting rights and criminal justice reform.


National Urban League Policy on Telecommunications

Policy: Telecommunications

Through its participation in stakeholder coalitions, on federal diversity committees and other civil rights groups, the Washington Bureau works to identify solutions sector-by-sector to fit the needs of local communities and businesses and to ensure that urban communities are able to fully participate in the innovation economy


12th Annual Legislative Policy Conference

Policy: Jobs

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the 12th Annual National Urban League on the Hill Policy Conference and State of Black America Release.  Our theme, "Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs and Justice," expresses the sense of urgency and efficiency we are bringing to this years program.  On Tuesday, you will arrive and go directly into your meetings with your Representatives of Congress - there will be many new faces for us to introduce to Our Movement in the aftermath of the swearing-in of the 114th Congress.


#TaxBreaks4Students

Policy: Education

“U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis Leads #TaxBreaks4Students Publicity Campaign the Week of March 2nd to Encourage Students to Take Advantage of Educational Tax Breaks”


10 Point Justice Plan

Policy: Civil Rights

WRITTEN TESTIMONY AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE AND ITS CEO, MARC MORIAL, TO THE PRESIDENT’S TASK FORCE ON 21ST CENTURY POLICING The recommendations of the National Urban League correspond to the “10 Point Justice Plan” publicly released in December 2014. WIDESPREAD USE OF BODY CAMERAS AND DASHBOARD CAMERAS RECOMMENDATIONS:


National Civil and Human Rights Groups Host Virtual Town Hall Discussion on “Ferguson and Beyond: The Crisis of Race and Policing”

Policy: Civil Rights

CONTACT:  Courtney O'Neal202.629.5754; coneal@nul.org                                              


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