Joint Center News: February 2019

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Joint Center News: February 2019

This is the first edition of our new approach to staying in touch with you! Each month, we’ll have three separate newsletters—one on each of the following topics: 1) economic studies / future of work; 2) political studies / Hill diversity; and 3) a catch-all we’re calling “Joint Center Roundup.” Check out our economic news / future of work highlights below. 


Economic Studies: Future of Work

 
The National Skills Coalition National Conference featured Joint Center President Spencer Overton on a plenary panel on the future of work. Watch it here.
 
The Joint Center’s monthly discussion on Black jobs was hosted by Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor, and featured Groundwork Collaborative Deputy Executive Director Angela Hanks and Associate Director Sam SandersFollow the discussion here.
 
 
 
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks spoke with Harin on connectivity in relation to Black communities. See here.
 
The National Academy of Social Insurance’s 31st Annual Policy Conference featured Jessica on the "Regenerating Social Insurance for Millennials and the Millennium" panel. More details here.
 
 
The tale of two workforces in the wake of automation was covered in The New York Times. Read about it here.
 
A national rural broadband plan is pushed by University of Virginia assistant professor, Christopher Ali, for The New York TimesLearn more here.

The Joint Center is looking for an Economic Policy AnalystEvents Manager, and a Senior Fellow for Diversity & Inclusion. Details here.
 
 
 
#RolandMartinUnfiltered: Jessica made her debut on the show. Watch it here.
 
The Joint Center was mentioned in a profile on National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) founder Paul Delaney, who collected signatures for the NABJ’s founding document at a Joint Center event. Read about it here.
 
No BS (Bad Stats): QEM Network President and Howard University Professor Ivory A. Toldson released his book, No BS (Bad Stats): Black People Need People Who Believe in Black People Enough Not to Believe Every Bad Thing They Hear about Black People. Buy it here.
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This is the first edition of our new approach to staying in touch with you! Each month, we’ll have three separate newsletters—one on each of the following topics: 1) economic studies / future of work; 2) political studies / Hill diversity; and 3) a catch-all we’re calling “Joint Center Roundup.” Check out our economic news / future of work highlights below. 


Economic Studies: Future of Work