National Urban League Welcomes Advocacy Trainees April 16, 2019 – The National Urban League Washington Bureau is pleased to welcome 30 new members to its Certificate in Advocacy Program.  This immersive program provides classroom training, peer-to-peer learning, as well as Capitol Hill and on-the-ground advocacy experiences to equip leaders from across the country to be more effective catalysts for change in their communities.  The members of the Spring 2019 class of the National Urban League Certificate in Advocacy Program are: Source: National Urban League...

President Morial Announces Education Equity Report Cards for Every Student Succeeds Act April 10, 2019 -- Following a thorough evaluation of states’ plans for addressing inequity in their education systems, the National Urban League, led by former New Orleans Mayor Marc H. Morial, announced that nine states were rated “excellent” and eight states “poor.” The rest of the 37 plans reviewed were rated “sufficient”.  Evaluations were done in 36 states and Washington D.C. where Urban League affiliates are located.  Source: National Urban League...

Mastercard's Tim Murphy Named Chair-Elect of National Urban League Board Murphy Succeeds Centene’s Michael Neidorff, Who Served Since 2014 April 5, 2019 -- Mastercard General Counsel Tim Murphy has been elected to serve as the 22nd chairman of the National Urban League Board of Trustees. Murphy was elected at the National Urban League’ Board of Trustees quarterly meeting in New York City. He will begin his two-year term in November, serving as chair-elect until then. Murphy was first elected to the National Urban League's board of trustees in 2015. Source: National Urban League...

Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League “The equity gap is calculated not just on the basis of what the black female corporate lawyer makes, compared with her counterpart within the firm, but it looks at the median average salary … What is really bringing that wage gap down are the women on the low end. Black women are underrepresented in corporate and professional roles - what is it, 8 percent of us in corporate sector jobs? 2 percent in leadership positions? - despite the fact that we are the most educated group as a segment of the population. Where are...

Saturday, 23 June 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00amNational Urban League President Marc Morial to Join National Action Network Saturday Action RallyWashington, D.C. (June 22, 2018) – National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial will join Rev. Al Sharpton and New York religious and city Leaders for the National Action Network’s Saturday Action Rally. Morial will condemn Trump Administration’s separation of families at the border and urge the administration to be transparent about treatment of children at so called “Tender Age Facilities. Source: National Urban League Events...