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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:   


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...

Learn more about Urban Reentry Jobs Program

Lauren H. 

On October 5, 2017, Lauren H. enrolled in Urban League of Louisiana Urban Reentry Jobs Program, while incarcerated at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women (Jetson’s Facility)....



National Urban League launched “For The Movement” podcast on February 12, 2018. Click here to listen & subscribe.

February 12

February 19

Marc Morial to speak at Southern University at New Orleans as Charles Frye Lecturer. KUMBUKA! "Remembering My Story: How I Became President & CEO of the National Urban League"

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