On November 15, Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund’s Annual Media & Telecom Symposium organized a session “How Automation Will Affect the Future of Work for Communities of Color” at the AT&T Forum for Tech.

Joint Center Speaks at Politic365’s Release of “Ensuring Equity in the Innovation Economy”

On November 14, Politic365 released its annual Blueprint for Universal Economic Inclusion report on Ensuring Equity in the Innovation Economy. Speakers included Rep. Barbara Lee, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rep. Val Demings (pictured above), USBC President Ron Busby, MMTC President Kim Keenan, Politic365’s Kristal High Taylor, Brookings Fellow Nicol Turner Lee, PPI’s Michael Mandel, Spencer, and others.


Joint Center Moderates CBC Blue Collar STEM Briefing

On November 7, Spencer moderated the Congressional Black Caucus briefing on Blue Collar STEM: The Future of the U.S.

On November 2, Joint Center President Spencer Overton spoke at the National Action Network’s Annual Legislative & Policy Conference’s opening reception.


Joint Center and NALEO Partner on Staff Up Congress

On November 1, the Joint Center and NALEO Educational Fund publicly announced their new partnership on Hill staff diversity by unveiling Staff Up Congress.