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Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law, making discrimination illegal. The National Urban League was one of the key organizations on hand when the president signed the bill into law. NY1’s Cheryl Wills visits its national headquarters in Manhattan with a look back.

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National Urban League Statement on Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Read more...
Marc H. Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League and former mayor of New Orleans (1994-2002), issued the following statement regarding the sentencing of Ray Nagin: Read more...
The Senate today passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), finally bringing an end to a decade-plus wait for congressional renewal of the nation’s preeminent job training legislation.   Read more...

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