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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.


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. 


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


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