Latest News

National Urban League Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care Reform

Jun 28, 2012

NEW YORK (June 28, 2012) -- Today's Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act represents life-altering access to health care for millions of Americans, particularly African-Americans who have been twice as likely as whites to lack health insurance, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Read more »

GWUL Chris Cooley Youth Football Camp

Jun 1, 2012

Dear Parents:  Please Note.  The camp is scheduled for Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 - rain or shine. If it rains, the sessions will be held inside Fairfax High School.  Thank you.

4th Annual DC Housing Expo on Saturday, June 2: Free and Open to the Public

May 21, 2012

Attention homeowners, future homeowners, and renters. Come to the 4th Annual DC Housing Expo on Saturday, June 2 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Washington Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public. Participate in workshops on homeownership, financial literacy, rental housing and home repair. And get a free copy of your credit report. Read more »

The Passing of Chuck Brown

May 17, 2012

Our condolences to the family of Chuck Brown, who was, indeed, a musical legend. We were pleased to have honored Mr. Brown for his body of music and work at our 38th Annual Gala in 2010. Our city, nation and the world will miss Mr. Brown's unique talent.  We tip our hats to him. - Maudine R. Cooper, President and CEO, Greater Washington Urban League


You Are Invited to 74th Annual Meeting and Reception

Apr 5, 2012

The Greater Washington Urban League will salute 70 corporations for continued support and four individuals for outstanding service during its 74th Annual Membership Meeting and Reception hosted on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the George Washington University. The meeting will be held in the Ballroom of the Marvin Center at 800 21st St. N.W., from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Read more »

Justice Demanded in the Death of Trayvon Martin

Mar 22, 2012

NUL President Marc H. Morial Calls for Justice in the Death of Trayvon Martin Read more »

GWUL Recruiting for Senior Program Manager (Housing)

Jan 24, 2012

The incumbent will be a part of a team tasked with carrying out the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP). HPAP provides down payment assistance to low and moderate-income first time homebuyers in the form of a second trust. HPAP is funded by the DC Department of Housing and Community Development. Read more »

Thursday Network (GWUL Young Professionals) and Areva Present Clean Energy Forum and Networking Event on Monday, January 23

Jan 20, 2012

What does our energy future look like? What jobs will be created in the clean and nuclear energy sector in upcoming years? Read more »

Thursday Network 2012 Annual Blanket and Toiletry Drive, Monday January 16

Jan 13, 2012

Every year during the holiday season, GWUL's Thursday Network (young professionals auxiliary) collects new or gently used blankets and toiletries for the homeless community of Washington, DC. Read more »