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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:
 

Additional Resources and Updates on ACA and Open Enrollment

Policy: Health


Access – For All – to 21st Century Jobs

Policy: Jobs

Access – For All – to 21st Century Jobs With the technology/telecom industry as the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy that provides a host of job opportunities from entry-level positions to professional and senior leadership, it is imperative that African Americans and urban communities are fully empowered and prepared to participate in this sector.


Affordable Housing – Where Do We Go From Here?

Policy: Housing

Affordable Housing – Where Do We Go From Here?


Healthy Lives: Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care

Policy: Health

The Health Insurance Marketplace is Opening up Again November 15th, Don’t Forget to Sign Up! 


Affiliate Open Enrollment Outreach Tool Kit

Policy: Health

ACA Outreach Toolkit 2nd Open Enrollment Period November 15-February 15


ESEA Waiver Coalition Letter

Policy: Education

The Honorable Arne DuncanSecretary of EducationU.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20202 Dear Secretary Duncan:


WIOA Update 10.20.14

Policy: Jobs


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Policy: Jobs

The House of Representatives passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on July 9, 2014 with a strong bipartisan vote of 415 to 6. The House vote followed approval of the bill in the Senate (95 to 3) in late June of this year. The bill was signed into law by the President on July 22, 2014.


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


21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom

Policy: Jobs

Background of the 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom


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