Women in Business Challenge Pitch Highlights Five Female Entrepreneurs, Awards $10K to DyverseCity

The Urban League of Greater New Orleans Women in Business Challenge is focused on educating and empowering women entrepreneurs in the city. The Challenge Pitch that took place (March 21) is the culmination of the Urban IDEA Center four-month business program that selected ten women to participate in the inaugural 2013 cohort.

Ferguson Declared State of Emergency

"The killing of Michael Brown has forever left a void in the hearts and lives of his parents, family and friends, who lost a son and a loved one much too soon.  The killing of Michael Brown has also brought to light many of the unfortunate blemishes - criminal justice disparities, volatile police-community relations, unemployment and economic inequities - that tarnish our gr


3rd Annual Urban Ideas Forum: What Do the Midterm Elections Mean for African Americans & Other People of Color

3rd Annual Urban Ideas Forum: What Do the Midterm Elections Mean for African Americans & Other People of Color?

National Urban League President Urges Support for Affiliate

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial reached out to United Way representatives. He mingled with community leaders and addressed an audience of about 300 people at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center. Read more »


2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application

2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application Application Deadline: November 14, 2014

Maintain Sports Blackout Rule

National Urban League Urges FCC to Maintain Sports Blackout Rule

In a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H.


Unified Statement of Action to Promote Reform & Stop Police Abuse

Black Leaders Unified Statement
As national civil and human rights organizations and leaders committed to the protection of the rights of African Americans and all Americans, we come together as a unified collective to urgently impress upon elected officials, law enforcement, the legal profession, businesses and all those in this nation interested in social justice, that we must not allow the killing of Michael Brown and other unarmed individuals across this nation to be in vain.

Key Statements on Ferguson, MO

Latest Information on Justice for Victims of Police Misconduct