Economic Policy

August Jobs Analysis

On Jobs Day, the Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor hosts an online conversation on the implications of the latest Employment Situation Report for Black communities when The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases data providing insight into key indicators like the national unemployment rate and the number of jobs created over the month.


On August 2, Harin led the conversation with Omidyar Network Senior Manager of Reimagining Capitalism Joelle Gamble and Groundwork Collaborative Policy & Research Director Janelle Jones.

Read the entire thread here (or below).