The Joint Center’s hill diversity work is focused on analyzing staff diversity on the Hill. See below for research, analysis, and activities related to hill diversity.
On January 9, Joint Center Senior Fellow of Diversity & Inclusion Dr. LaShonda Brenson attended a report launch event and panel hosted by American Political Science Association, Brookings Institution, and R Street Institute. The report, which focuses on “strengthening and reinvigorating Congress,” includes a section on staff diversity (pages 12-17) informed by the Joint Center’s…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2020 Contact: email@example.com The Joint Center Commends Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) for Hiring Trudy Perkins, the First Black Senate Communications Director in a Personal Office in Over a Year WASHINGTON — Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies commends U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) for hiring Trudy Perkins as communications director…Read More
On December 17, Joint Center Diversity & Inclusion Senior Fellow Dr. LaShonda Brenson attended a reception honoring Senate Black Legislative Staff Caucus’s 42 years of advocating and celebrating diversity in the Senate. The reception was planned by Altria, FedEx, and PhRMA. During the event, the Senate Black Legislative Staff Caucus President Jonathan Carter (above and…Read More
On December 9, Joint Center Senior Fellow of Diversity & Inclusion Dr. LaShonda Brenson participated in Partnership for Public Service’s roundtable discussion on strengthening congressional resiliency. The conversation’s goal was to gather input from key experts to share thoughts on “what a healthy, well-functioning Congress of the future will look like, the qualities that will…Read More