OUR 2021 POLICY PRIORITIES
The Urban League of Louisiana developed its Policy Agenda for the 2021 Legislative Session by listening to residents across the state of Louisiana through statewide events. The policy priorities are organized by the areas most frequently mentioned and prioritized by African Americans during these events and are also cornerstones to the Urban League’s mission and work including: Voter Education & Engagement, Criminal Justice Reform, Education Equity, Health Equity, Workforce & Economic Development and more.
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WAKE UP GEAUX VOTE
The Urban League of Louisiana’s non-partisan statewide voter education and mobilization effort is activated every election cycle to register new voters, to provide relevant election updates and information about real-time ballot initiatives and candidates, and to get people to the polls.
EMPOWERMENT AND POLICY CONFERENCE
The Empowerment and Policy Conference, powered by the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC) and the Urban League of Louisiana (ULLA), is a statewide convening designed to examine systems, influence policy decisions and enact changes that will positively impact the African American community in Louisiana.
RACIAL EQUITY PROCESS
Whether your organization is at the beginning of your journey to advance racial equity or steadily advancing towards your equity goals, the Urban League of Louisiana process will strengthen your organization’s current efforts and build permanent infrastructure to practice racial equity all the time.
COVID VACCINE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
We inform.The Urban League of Louisiana is committed to keeping our communities informed and providing trusted resources regarding the Covid-19 Vaccine. As the Chief Medical Officer for your household, we understand how vital it is for you to know all the facts and information that will help you make the best decisions regarding your family.
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