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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:
 

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”


The 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. 1.       WIDESPREAD USE OF BODY CAMERAS AND DASHBOARD CAMERAS


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                                              


ESEA Action Alert

Policy: Education

February 16, 2015 Dear AOE:


Civil Rights Organizations Urge Congress to Maintain Federal Protections in ESEA

Policy: Education

  February 2, 2015   The Honorable Lamar Alexander Chairman Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions 428 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Patty Murray Ranking Member Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


Communities & Wi-Fi

Policy: Telecommunications

“The Color of Wi-Fi” is a recent report released by Wi-Fi forward, a coalition dedicated to encouraging investment and growth of Wi-Fi deployment.  The new report, authored by Dr. John Horrigan and Professor Jason LLorenz, focuses on the important role publicly available Wi-Fi networks provide for African American and Latino communities.  


National Urban League Statement for the Hearing Record in Support of Loretta Lynch as AG

Policy: Civil Rights

Click the link below to read our testimony.


Nearly 20 Civil Rights Groups and Education Advocates Release Principles for ESEA Reauthorization: “The Federal Role Must Be Honored and Maintained”

Policy: Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 11, 2015Contact: Courtney O'Neal, 202.629.5754, coneal@nul.org    Nearly 20 Civil Rights Groups and Education Advocates Release Principles for ESEA Reauthorization: “The Federal Role Must Be Honored and Maintained”  


President Obama and Secretary Castro Takes Steps Towards Making Home-ownership More Affordable

Policy: Housing

Click on the attached letter below for more details. 


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