Focus Policy Blog

29
Jan

Sharing Our Strategic Vision with Key Stakeholders

The Joint Center held two important convenings in January to share its new five-year strategic plan with key partners.

Yesterday, Joint Center Board Chair Barbara Johnson and President Spencer Overton presented Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) with the Joint Center's highest honor—The Louis E. Martin Great American Award.

On Friday, January 5, 2018, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies held a luncheon with the Congressional Black Caucus in the

This morning, the Joint Center hosted a conference call discussing next steps in working with Alabama's newly elected Senator, Doug Jones. Participants focused on Senate staff diversity and ways to ensure that diversity remains a priority as Senator Jones continues to build his Alabama and DC staff.

29
Dec

2017 Accomplishments

Highlights of 2017 

 

15
Dec

Race & Jobs at High Risk to Automation

Innovation is changing America, from self-checkout lanes in grocery stores to driverless cars. New jobs will emerge, like technicians who service these technologies. Other jobs will be eliminated, such as some cashiers and drivers.

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