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. population, but only 13.7% of...

By: Joint Center
Wednesday 26September 2018

On Saturday, September 15 Joint Center President Spencer Overton moderated Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester's 2018 CBC ALC Policy Session workshop: "The Future of Work: What's Next?"  Congresswoman Blunt...

By: Joint Center
Saturday 15September 2018

On Friday, September 14 during CBC ALC week, the Joint Center participated in a session organized and moderated by Tony Waller of Walmart entitled “Real Talk:  The Black Family Today.” ...

By: Joint Center
Friday 14September 2018

 

Think Rubix, a social impact and consulting firm based in Washington, DC, organized a day-long summit on key issues facing the African American community. The summit highlighted topics relating to Black women, Justice & White Supremacy, Invisible Violence (Guns, Water, Education),...

By: Harin Contractor
Tuesday 11September 2018

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By: Joint Center
Tuesday 11September 2018

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By: Harin Contractor
Friday 7September 2018

On September 3, the Joint Center participated in the second annual #BlackLaborDay social media conversation, led by the National Black Worker Center Project...

By: Joint Center
Tuesday 4September 2018

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