NEWS RELEASES

NEW YORK (February 8, 2018) -- As part of the National Urban League’s ongoing push for a fair and accurate 2020 Census, the league has enlisted a leading civic engagement expert as a Senior Advisor for the Census.

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. Today, several civil rights and affordable housing groups issued a statement on the proposal’s negative impact on access, affordability, and market stability.

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: 

 

“While encouraged by the President’s polished words and reconciliatory tone, successfully delivering a speech is not the same as effectively governing a country.  Over the past year, we have heard a lot from President Trump, but have seen very little action consistent with the unity and progress he spoke of during last night’s State of the Union address.  

The National Urban League and One Solution announce No Ceilings on Success, a national campaign to hold states accountable to their plans for achieving educational equity under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

URBAN LEAGUE’S MORIAL: TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION REMARKS “APPALLING”

NEW YORK (January 11, 2018) — National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial tonight issued the following statements in response to President Trump’s comments on immigration:

“President Trump’s crude statement regarding immigration from Haiti and African nations is appalling for its lack of compassion, and stunning for its ignorance about  the contributions of Haitian and African immigrants. 

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