Policies - All

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 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


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.


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 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 Housing

Policy: Housing

Policy Statement: Housing 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 and Social Justice

Policy: Civil Rights

Policy Statement: Civil Rights and Social Justice 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 affirmative action and voting rights.