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On May 16, Don Bell, Director of the Black Talent Initiative, headlined a breakfast with Philadelphia community leaders and an afternoon meeting of students, to d

Today, Joint Center President Spencer Overton moderated the Smart Cities Caucus Future of Work Policy Roundtable at the Congressional Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol.


Joint Center News: April 30, 2018

In April, we launched our future of work roundtable series in conjunction with U.S. House Education & Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott.


Now Hiring: Development Manager

The Joint Center is seeking a Development Manager.

The April 27 plenary session at the African American Mayors Association (AAMA) Annual Conference featured Mal

During the annual conference of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) in Cleveland, Spencer and Greensboro, NC Human Relations Executive Director Love Crossling, PhD discussed the role of public administrators (e.g., city managers, economic development directors, and more) in preparing workers in Black


Joint Center at NUL’s 2020 Census Black Roundtable

On April 17, Joint Center President Spencer joined the National Urban League (NUL)’s roundtable o

On April 16 in Memphis, Joint Center President Spencer Overton moderated a plenary conversation o