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TECHCONNECT AT URBAN LEAGUE CONFERENCE EXPLORES INTERSECTION OF TECHNOLOGY, RACIAL JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGE            

NEW YORK (July 12, 2017) -- The question: How do emerging technologies influence racial justice and social change? The answer: National Urban League TechConnect.

Held over two days during the National Urban League Conference in St. Louis, July 27 and 28 and sponsored by Facebook, TechConnect will feature networking opportunities, and panel discussions from top executives in technology.                       

National Urban League Supports New Senate Bill to Create Incentives to Reduce Mass Incarceration

Widely-Backed by Civil Rights Groups, Legislation Opposes Sessions’ Approach

 

Washington, DC (June 28, 2017) – Lawmakers introduced a bill today that would use the power of the purse to reduce incarceration and crime at the same time. The legislation attempts to counter archaic “tough-on-crime” policies coming from the Attorney General.

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Teresa Candori
 212-558-5362 | tcandori@nul.org

 

 

 

 

URBAN LEAGUE LEADERS: “IT’S HARLEM, NOT ‘SOHA’”

 

NEW YORK (JUNE 7, 2017) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and New York Urban League President and CEO Arva Rice today issued the following statement:

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K. Kim Atterbury | (202) 629-5750 | katterbury@nul.org

 

 

National Urban League Calls on the House to Reject the Financial Choice Act

Bill Seeks to Undo Key Dodd-Frank Reforms and Weaken Protections for Consumers

 

"There are no words adequate to describe my feelings of anger and sadness caused by the act of domestic terrorism committed in Portland yesterday. On behalf of the employees and volunteers of the Urban League, I express heartfelt condolences to those who knew and loved Taliesin Namkai-Meche, and Ricky John Best. We also send best wishes to Micah David-Cole Fletcher for a complete recovery. We thank them each for their bravery and willingness to do the right thing. 

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