The National Urban League Appoints New Leadership for Growing Programs Department

Latraviette D. Smith

- Cy Richardson named Senior Vice President, Economics and Housing -
- Hal Smith named Senior Vice President, Education, Youth Development and Health -


State Test Scores Confirm League's Concerns And Call to Action

State Test Scores Confirm Urban League's Concerns and Call to Action

Madison, WI - Today, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released students' results on the annual statewide achievement test, Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam (WKCE). The results confirm concerns raised by the Urban League of Greater Madison, that disadvantaged students and students of color are severely underperforming in many of Wisconsin's public schools, particularly in the Madison Metropolitan School District.

NUL RADD Project

NUL RADD Project
Education Transforms Lives: Postsecondary Affordability Survey & Focus Groups

By: Chanelle Hardy, Esq., Hazeen Y. Ashby & Tiffany Harrison


National Urban League and Box Tops Educational Success Toolkit

National Urban League and Box Tops Educational Success Toolkit

Early Childhood Education For All

In his State of the Union Address earlier this month, President Obama called for universal early childhood education – a proposal that the National Urban League long has supported.

The availability of early learning opportunities for children is a significant predictor of the level of achievement students will achieve throughout their academic career. Early interventions for the youngest learners help to promote and ensure the economic health of our nation’s future leaders. Click here to learn more about the National Urban League’s 8-Point Plan To Educate, Employ and Empower.

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President Obama Joins National Urban League in Fight for Early Childhood Education

Marc H. Morial

To Be Equal #8
February 19, 2013

What Do You Think About Black History Month?

In 1976, the federal government acknowledged the expansion of Black History Week to Black History Month.

Learning Offers True Emancipation

The Root: Black Leaders on Education: But, the Urban League's chief asks, are we willing to invest in our kids?

Black Leaders on Education: But, the Urban League's chief asks, are we willing to invest in our kids?

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Education Is the 21st-Century Liberator

The Root: Education Is the 21st-Century Liberator

Black Leaders on Education: UNCF's chief notes today's freedom struggle, 150 years after slavery.

By: Michael Lomax
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