Washington, DC (March 27, 2018) -- National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, released the following statement in response to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announcement last night that a citizenship status question will be added to the 2020 Census:
WASHINGTON, DC (March 7, 2018) – Today, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial sent a letter to the full U.S. Senate urging they all oppose the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as the “Bank Lobbyist Act.” This bill would place low-income and borrowers of color at risk of falling prey to the same unscrupulous lending practices that caused the great recession by exempting large banks from key consumer protections implemented under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.... Read more
WASHINGTON, DC (March 7, 2018) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson imploring that he reinstate in the anti-discrimination language that was recently removed from HUD’s mission statement.
Meeting of Governor, Civil Rights Leaders and Clergy “Encouraging”
ALBANY (March 12, 2018) -- The National Urban League today joined other civil rights leaders and clergy in calling for equitable education funding and transparency in New York’s state budget.