Health Care

Repeal ‘Obamacare’: GOP will try at least


The campaign goal: “Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions!”  Join a community that is well informed on health issues in the news. See the links below and Get Empowered Now. Read more »

Love's Healthy Start Festival in Hadley Park

In August 2015, Tyson Foods and the Urban League of Middle Tennessee served as the presenting sponsor of the Love's Healthy Start Festival in Hadley Park, where they reflected on the their two-year KNOW Hunger Nashville project.


SunSentinel: Jones Only 'Needed Helping Hand' from Officer

Corey Jones Police Shooting: Slain Man's Family Lawyer Says Jones Only 'Needed Helping Hand' from Officer

There may be relevant video footage in the Corey Jones police shooting that authorities haven't yet disclosed, according to the lawyer representing the slain man's family. Read more »


Opinion: A Meditation on White Privilege

AVONDALE — The makeshift memorial, understandably, took form overnight Thursday and into Friday morning in the 700 block of Ridgeway Avenue. Read more »


Nashville Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Communities

Research conducted by the USDA shows that one out of every five people in Nashville doesn't have access to affordable fresh food. Read more »


Educators, Parents Should Embrace Common Core as the Way to Close Education Gap

The Common Core Learning Standards developed by the states are critical to closing the educational, and therefore economic, gaps that exists in this country. Read more »


KNOW Hunger Challenge – Nashville, TN

The KNOW Hunger Challenge by Tyson Foods and Elanco is designed to create awareness of the difficulties in nutritionally feeding a family of 4 with limited financial resources, with the realization that our employees and neighbors may be facing these same challenges. Our goal is to create awareness and lessen the stigmas of hunger and poverties in the communities we live and work in.

Recognition for Connecting Communities to Health Insurance

The National Urban League has received recognition from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for our role in helping individuals and families find access to affordable health insurance coverage.


Urban League Statement on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Media Statement from Indianapolis Urban League President and CEO Tony Mason Regarding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act


Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action

Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action is a publication of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read more »