In 2019, the Joint Center shifted the national debate on the future of work to include racial equity. We also realized historic gains in both U.S. House and Senate top staff diversity.      In 2020, we will envision our next 50 years as America’s Black Think Tank.

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Economic Studies

Joint Center Hosts Convening on the Future of Work in Philadelphia

Joint Center Hosts Convening on the Future of Work in Philadelphia

On February 7, 2020, the Joint Center, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, and The City of Philadelphia hosted a day-long convening at…

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Racial Differences on the Future of Work: A Survey of the American Workforce

Racial Differences on the Future of Work: A Survey of the American Workforce

Technological changes in the workplace are increasing productivity and opportunities for some American workers, displacing others, and requiring many to…

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Policies to Help Black & Latino Businesses Use Mobile Apps to Grow

Policies to Help Black & Latino Businesses Use Mobile Apps to Grow

The Joint Center’s report, Policies to Help Black & Latino Businesses Use Mobile Apps to Grow, provides an introduction to…

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Political Studies

Joint Center Pens Op-Ed On The Next Steps Congress Needs to Take to Address The Lack of Staff Diversity on The Hill

Joint Center Pens Op-Ed On The Next Steps Congress Needs to Take to Address The Lack of Staff Diversity on The Hill

Joint Center Senior Fellow of Diversity & Inclusion Dr. LaShonda Brenson wrote an op-ed for The Hill on the next steps that Congress…

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Senate Staff Diversity Among Democratic Presidential Candidates

Senate Staff Diversity Among Democratic Presidential Candidates

On July 11, 2019, the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus released diversity data on the U.S. Senate personal and committee office…

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Racial Diversity Among Top House Staff

Racial Diversity Among Top House Staff

Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released Racial Diversity Among Top U.S. House Staff. The report examines…

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Joint Center Updates

2019 Accomplishments

2019 Accomplishments

Joint Center Community: In 2019, the Joint Center shifted the national debate on the future of work to include racial…

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Joint Center Mourns the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

Joint Center Mourns the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2019 Contact: press@jointcenter.org Joint Center Mourns the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings The following statement was…

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Joint Center Commends the U.S. House for Releasing Detailed Racial Data on Top Staffers

Joint Center Commends the U.S. House for Releasing Detailed Racial Data on Top Staffers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2019 Contact: press@jointcenter.org Joint Center Commends the U.S. House for Releasing Detailed Racial Data on Top…

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