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Economic Studies

Joint Center Convenes Black Organizations for COVID-19 Discussion with CBC Chair Karen Bass

Joint Center Convenes Black Organizations for COVID-19 Discussion with CBC Chair Karen Bass

On Thursday, March 26, the Joint Center convened several leading organizations that serve Black communities for an online policy discussion…

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An Introduction to the Future of Work in the Black Rural South

An Introduction to the Future of Work in the Black Rural South

The Joint Center’s report, An Introduction to the Future of Work in the Black Rural South, is the first in…

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The Joint Center and Third Way Launched Survey Results Showing ‘A Nuanced Picture of What Black Americans Want in 2020’

The Joint Center and Third Way Launched Survey Results Showing ‘A Nuanced Picture of What Black Americans Want in 2020’

In December, the Joint Center and Third Way released findings from a survey of 1,200 African Americans across the nation…

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Political Studies

Joint Center Signs Letter Calling for Election Safety Measures in COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Joint Center Signs Letter Calling for Election Safety Measures in COVID-19 Relief Legislation

The Joint Center joined several organizations in signing a letter to urge Congress to “provide timely federal funding for election…

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Joint Center Hosts Online Briefing with CBC Staff on Accessible Vote-by-Mail and Safe In-Person Voting in Black Communities

Joint Center Hosts Online Briefing with CBC Staff on Accessible Vote-by-Mail and Safe In-Person Voting in Black Communities

On Wednesday, April 15, the Joint Center hosted an online briefing on accessible vote-by-mail and safe in-person voting for Black…

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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

May 27 COVID-19 Policy & Black Communities Roundup

May 27 COVID-19 Policy & Black Communities Roundup

Republicans Move Toward Stimulus A Navigator Research poll of 1,011 voters showed that the House’s $3 trillion HEROES Act received…

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The Joint Center Commends Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Appointing Kemba Hendrix as Executive Director of the U.S. House Office of Diversity & Inclusion

The Joint Center Commends Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Appointing Kemba Hendrix as Executive Director of the U.S. House Office of Diversity & Inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 Contact: press@jointcenter.org The Joint Center Commends Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Appointing Kemba Hendrix as Executive…

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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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