On September 1, the Joint Center, partnering with INSIGHT America, organized a lunch meeting with high-ranking Congressional staffers on the Hill.
The meeting took place at the Russell Senate Office Building, and Democratic and Republican Hill staffers met with organizational leaders who largely serve communities of color.
The Joint Center and INSIGHT America would like to thank Erica Suares, Noah Phillips, Christine Heggem, Mary Nowak, Courtney Temple, Ray Starling, Caren Street, Veronica Duron, Tom Mahr, and Ashli Scott Palmer for attending and participating in the event.
Meeting participants included:
List of Congressional Leadership Offices Represented (list in formation)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Erica Suares)
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) (Noah Phillips)
House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway (R-TX) (Christine Heggem, Mary Nowak)
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) (Courtney Temple, Ray Starling)
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Caren Street)
Senate Policy Committee Chair Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (Veronica Duron)
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) (Tom Mahr)
Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) (Ashli Scott Palmer)
View photos here.