Policies - Civil Rights

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:
 

Civil Rights Organizations Urge DHS to Extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitian Nationals

Policy: Civil Rights

The Honorable Elaine C. Duke Acting Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 Dear Acting Secretary Duke, With the November 23, 2017 deadline for redesignation quickly approaching, we write to urge you to fully extend Haitian Nationals Temporary Protected Status designation for an additional 18 months, as large-scale repatriation or deportation would severely disrupt the struggling nation’s recovery efforts from environmental disasters and public health crises.


Fact Sheet to Oppose 2017 Congressional Cuts

Policy: Civil Rights

  FACT SHEET Oppose Judge Gorsuch for U.S. Supreme Court


National Urban League Letter Opposing Confirmation of Judge Gorsuch

Policy: Civil Rights

Dear Senator:   As President and CEO of the National Urban League, I am writing to express our strong opposition to elevating Judge Neil Gorsuch as the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. I urge you to vote “no” on his confirmation and to hold Judge Gorsuch to a super-majority, 60-vote standard for confirmation.  


National Urban League Policy on Civil Rights

Policy: Civil Rights

Policy Statement: Civil Rights 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 voting rights and criminal justice reform.


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                                              


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.