On November 9, the Joint Center issued the following statement in the wake of Nancy Pelosi's letter addressing diversity on the Hill. Her letter comes after the Joint Center's September 2018 report,...

By: Joint Center
Friday 9November 2018

The Joint Center is keenly focused on congressional staff diversity. We released the 2015 report, ...

By: Joint Center
Friday 9November 2018

The Joint Center, America's Black think tank, is looking for a Senior Advisor, Congressional Staff Diversity. 

POSITION TERM: Full-time position from Monday, November 12, 2018 (or shortly thereafter) through Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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By: Joint Center
Monday 5November 2018

We’re gearing up to release six state-specific reports on top staff diversity in the House and Senate. In the meantime, we joined the Atlantic Festival’s roundtable...

By: Joint Center
Wednesday 31October 2018

From October 23-24, Joint Center President Spencer Overton attended his first Markle's Rework America Task Force meeting in New York City.

The task force brings together a diverse group...

By: Joint Center
Friday 26October 2018

Joint Center President, Spencer Overton, wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post calling on Congress to address the lack of racial diversity among top staff in the U.S. House of Representatives. The piece highlights troubling...

By: Joint Center
Tuesday 16October 2018

On September 23, 2018, Joint Center President Spencer Overton joined PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton to discuss the recently released Joint Center report on top staff diversity among U.S. House staff. According to that report, people of color make up 38% of the U.S...

By: Joint Center
Wednesday 26September 2018

About the Joint Center

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a non-partisan, non-profit public policy organization that supports elected officials and policy experts who serve communities of color across the country.