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Sep 25 2013

Washington Bureau Opens New Office

Urban League leadership, local elected officials and representatives from the Obama Administration were among those who attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new headquarters of the Urban League’s Washington Bureau.
Sep 17 2013

Analysis of "Stand Your Ground Laws" FInds increase in Gun Deaths, Justifiable Homicide

Analysis of Stand Your Ground Laws Shows Rise in Overall Homicides An analysis of "Stand Your Ground Laws" released by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the National Urban League and VoteVets finds a staggering increase in homicides—both justifiable and overall--since these laws were enacted.  The... Read
Sep 15 2013

Chanelle Hardy Discusses Lifeline Program During New America Foundation Panel

Last week marked “National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week,” which was designed to raise awareness of the Lifeline program.  Lifeline provides a subsidy on phone services for low-income families in an effort to provide all Americans with the benefits of a phone, including access to... Read


Nov 13 2013

Urban League Praises Introduction of Early Education Bill

The National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today pairsed the introduction of The Strong Start for America’s Children Act, hwich provides investments and support for early childhood education.
Sep 16 2013

Study Finds Health Disparities Cost the U.S. $82B in Higher Healthcare Spending and Lost Productivity

A report released today by the National Urban League Policy Institute (www.nul.org) found that African-Americans continue to pay a disproportionate price for health disparities, spending $54.9 billion of the total $82.2 billion for the U.S. in healthcare costs and lost productivity.
Sep 16 2013

CHSE’s Analysis of Waivers Raises Serious Questions

The Campaign for High School Equity today released a white paper that raises serious questions about state accountability plans under the ESEA waiver program of the U.S. Department of Education.


Aug 06 2013

National Urban League Summer Internship Program

The National Urban League Summer Internship Program provides an insight into the world of non-profit management for college students, from the New York City metropolitan area and in Washington, DC. The National Urban League is looking for candidates interested in a career in the not-for-profit... Read

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.