Read our 2017 Policy Priorities
ULEAD now accepting applications
Women In Business Challenge 2017 Winner
State of Black New Orleans

Read our 2017 Policy Priorities

Posted by Ginger Leblanc on Apr 26, 20171

ULEAD now accepting applications

Posted by Ginger Leblanc on Apr 13, 20172

Women In Business Challenge 2017 Winner

Posted by Ginger Leblanc on Mar 23, 20173

State of Black New Orleans

Posted by Morganhill on Jan 4, 20164

ICYMI: Judicial Candidate Forum 2016

On Thursday,Oct. 13th, Urban League and partners hosted a Judicial Candidate Forum featuring Candidates running for State of Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit: Laurie White & Regina Bartholomew Woods, and Candidates running for Orleans Parish Criminal District Court: Paul Bonin, Kevin Guillory & Dennis Moore. The event hosted by Urban League of Greater NewRead More

Urban League OpEd on High Quality Assessments: To What End? Equity, Education and Standardized Tests

For decades, “tests” have been used to influence high stakes decisions like grade promotion, and to “track” students into certain academic pathways. Communities of color have plenty of reasons to distrust standardized testing, from racially-biased test questions, to test score misuses that frequently disadvantage students of color. It is no surprise then that communities ofRead More

URBAN LEAGUE LEADERS: BATON ROUGE POLICE KILLINGS “A HORROR” “The Nation Must Unite In Pursuit Of Peace And Justice”

“The Nation Must Unite In Pursuit Of Peace And Justice” NEW YORK (July 6, 2016) — National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and Erika McConduit, Presidente, and CEO of the Urban League affiliate in Louisiana, today described the shooting of police in Baton Rouge as a horror, and called the level ofRead More

Urban League Movement Supports Peaceful Protest, Thorough Investigation in Baton Rouge

NEW ORLEANS (July 6, 2016) — As Louisiana and the nation grieve the death of Alton Sterling, the National Urban League and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans today joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in calling for a thorough investigation of his shooting by Baton Rouge Police, and a comprehensive evaluation of policeRead More