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Produced by the National Urban League, For The Movement is a weekly podcast that discusses persistent policy, civil rights and social issues related to African Americans and communities of color. From attempts to label Black activists as extremists, to the next generation of tech innovators, we will deliver relevant news and information from inside the Movement and Washington. The good, bad, and everything in between. We’re not journalists. We’re not policy wonks. We’re advocates who care. We do this for the Movement.

WASHINGTON, DC (February 2, 2018) – This week, a leaked version of a housing finance proposal from U.S. Senators Bob Corker (TN) and Mark Warner (VA) emerged that would severely harm America’s housing market.

National Urban League president and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union address:   


Springfield Urban League Hosts Literacy Initiative Night For Kids
by Fox Illinois News Team

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Children were able to learn more about the importance of reading at a literacy initiative Thursday night.  The inaugural...

Baltimore Cohort Graduates from the Golden Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Cuties On Duty LLC is a customized apparel shop that specializes in bling tees, accessories, personalized items, body oils and body butters. It is a...

Jodi Brockington, CEO of NIARA Consulting in New York City, a business development agency specializing in strategic marketing and alliances with 15+ years of experience, participated in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (GS10KSB...

Mr. Judson Robinson, President & CEO of the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL), participated in the 2014 Cohort at Houston Community College. HAUL serves as one of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses recruitment partners and...



President Morial to attend Dedication of Mayor Marion Barry Statue
John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, DC

March 3

March 7

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March 24

President Morial to Speak at NAACP ACT-SO Coalition Annual Community Awards Breakfast - The Riverview, 1 Warburton Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

March 27

President Morial to Speak at National Healthy Start Association Conference
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue, DC

August 1

Join us for the National Urban League Annual Conference Save Our Cities: Powering the Digital Revolution in Columbus, Ohio from August 1-4, 2018. The National Urban League Annual Conference