Marc Morial

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Marc H. Morial is the President and CEO of the National Urban League. Over the last 19 years, Marc has expanded the reach of our services by empowering our affiliate movement and created a framework to create policies that serve communities of color.

As Mayor of New Orleans from 1994 to 2002, Morial led New Orleans’ renaissance and left office with a 70% approval rating. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and African American Studies and holds a law degree from Georgetown University. He also is the author of, The Gumbo Coalition, a collection of lessons on the power of unity in our Democracy and a leadership framework for America's changemakers.

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  • The National Urban League applauds Senator Booker and Representative Kelly on the introduction of the Community Solutions for COVID-19 Act. This legislation will send resources directly to the communities most impacted by this pandemic, which are the same communities who have historically been marginalized and have suffered from deep, persistent inequities that are leading to these adverse health outcomes today. We urge Congress to quickly take up and pass this important legislation.

    30 May 2020
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    30 May 2020