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Sep 11 2013

Statement on NAACP President Benjamin Jealous by the Co-Organizers of the African-American Leaders Convening

Statement of the African-America Leaders Convening on Ben Jealous' announcement that he would step down as NAACP President at year's end:
Aug 06 2013

Key Provisions of the Urban Jobs Act Found in Just-Passed Workforce Investment Act of 2013

On July 31, 2013, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions passed S.1356, the Workforce Investment Act of 2013, which provides vital resources that will enable Urban League affiliates that operate Urban Youth Empowerment programs to expand their capacity to reach and address... Read


Sep 16 2013

Report Finds Stand Your Ground Laws Increase Gun Deaths--African Americans Affected Most

Analysis of Stand Your Ground Laws Shows Rise in Overall Homicides In advance of this week’s U.S. Senate hearing on Stand Your Ground laws, and the anticipated testimony of Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, an analysis of these laws finds staggering increase homicides—both justifiable and... Read
Sep 16 2013

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, National Urban League, VoteVets Release Report Showing 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Have Increased Homicides and Complicated Prosecutions

Analysis Finds Sharp Jump in Homicides – Justifiable and Overall – After Passage of NRA-Endorsed Legislation in Many States, With African Americans Affected Most Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on September 17th
Aug 23 2013

The Drum Majors for Justice Celebration

National Urban League and Memorial Foundation Jointly Hosted"Drum Majors for Justice Celebration" on Friday, August 23rd, 2013


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Welcome to the National Urban League Washington Bureau!

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Chanelle P. Hardy, Esq.
Senior Vice President and Executive Director
National Urban League Washington Bureau

I am thrilled to welcome you to the Washington Bureau of the National Urban League. For more than 50 years, our office has served as the policy, advocacy and research arm of the National Urban League, representing our President Marc Morial and the 95 affiliates of the National Urban League on Capitol Hill and before Federal Agencies. 

The National Urban League said in a statement to the U.S. Senate that Stand Your Ground laws perpetuate an unequal system of justice with lethal consequences and called for their immediate repeal.

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August 23 2013
National Urban League and Memorial Foundation Jointly Hosted"Drum Majors for Justice Celebration" on Friday, August 23rd, 2013
July 24 2013
Redeem the Dream at the 2013 National Urban League Conference! The Urban League of Philadelphia will be hosting this year's conference from July 24-27th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.