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


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.


#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                                              


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.


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