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Today, Joint Center President Spencer Overton spoke at this year's Multicultural Media, Telecom & Internet Council's Financing America's Future conference on the panel Infrastructure, Supplier Diversity, and the Jobs of the Future - The Economic Impact of Broadband Infrastructure Investme


Joint Center News: June 22, 2017

In May we lost one of the most important figures in the history of African American politics and policy–former Joint Center President Eddie WilliamsIn Ju

WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that the Democrat


5G, Smart Cities & Communities of Color

Innovation is changing America, from self-checkout lanes in grocery stores to driverless cars.


Joint Center Welcomes Summer Intern Class

The Joint Center is proud to welcome six interns and two Google Fellows to our team this summer!


Joint Center News: April 27, 2017

In April Senator Feinstein hired a Black legislative director, and the Joint Center went to the Hill to preview our upcoming House staff diversity numbers. Read more below!


WASHINGTON, DC - On April 24, 2017, Roscoe Jones joined the staff of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) as her new legislative director. 


Preview of Diversity Among Top House Staff

On April 7, 2017, the Joint Center convened top House staff of color to preview its upcoming Racial Diversity Amo

William T. Coleman, Jr.—civil rights champion, lawyer, and former cabinet secretary—passed away March 31, 2017 at the age of 96.