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Jobs: Sign Online Letter to President and Congress

Aug 3, 2011

During the State of the Urban League Address at the 2011 National Urban League Conference: Jobs Rebuild America, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial launched the  Read more »

National Urban League Conference in Boston July 27 - 30

Jul 26, 2011

National Urban League 2011 Conference: Jobs Build America. Visit


White House Rally for DC Democracy

Jun 24, 2011

Join the GWUL at the White House Rally for DC Democracy on Saturday, June 25 from 11 am to 1 pm in Lafayette Park, across from the White House at 16th & H Streets, NW. For more information email or call 202-462-6000, Ext. 18. Read more »

National Urban League State of Black America 2011 Town Hall Event on Thursday, March 31

Mar 30, 2011

Join the National Urban League for the State of Black America Town Hall Event, 10am to Noon, on Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Cramton Auditorium at Howard University. The event is free and open to the public.

What An Awesome Auction!

Mar 14, 2011

GWUL Gala Auction has everything from David Letterman Tickets to Resort vacations. Click here

GWUL Board Salutes President Maudine Cooper For 20 Years of Outstanding Service

Dec 7, 2010

The Greater Washington Urban League Board members gave a surprise reception for Maudine R. Cooper, recognizing her 20 years of service as President and CEO of the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL). Entrepreneurs, politicians and the community at-large gathered Tuesday evening, December 7, 2010, to honor and celebrate Ms. Cooper. Read more »

Art Expo Reception

Aug 6, 2010

You are invited to meet emerging artists. More

NUL President Responds to Wall Street Journal Article About African Americans and Charter Schools

Aug 4, 2010

Paul E. Peterson and Martin R. West are mistaken about the National Urban League’s position on charter schools. The National Urban League is working cooperatively with the Obama Administration and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to craft an educational reform plan that will guarantee equal educational opportunities for every child in the United States. Read more »

GWUL 4th Annual Decades Party with Celebrity Hosts Huggy Lowdown and Chris Paul

Jul 28, 2010

Proceeds to Benefit the Community Service Programs of the League

It’s a Throwback Party and Tribute to the Parliament Funkadelics. Join GWUL at the Washington Convention Center 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 for our Decades Party. Win prizes for best outfit from your favorite decade or your Halloween costume. If you can really dance like James Brown, you might win $500! Download Brochure »   Buy Tickets »

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