The Joint Center’s tech policy program analyzes how data privacy, AI, and other tech policy issues affect Black communities. See below for research, analysis, and activities related to tech policy.
From December 12-13, Joint Center Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton attended Google Next Gen’s December 2019 summit where she engaged with scholars, civil rights advocates, entrepreneurs, and artists on issues at the intersection of tech policy and social justice.Read More
On December 6, the Joint Center hosted its inaugural breakfast policy forum, A Voice at the Table. This discussion series provides an opportunity for key policy leaders and stakeholders to discuss critical topics such as the future of work, diversity & inclusion, the use of big data, financial capability, emerging economic trends, and other issues…Read More
On September 26, Joint Center President Spencer Overton attended Change the Terms Coalition (CTT) and Color Of Change’s day-long event, Civil Rights X Tech Convening 2019, with Facebook in Atlanta, GA. The discussion focused on how the social media platform can better navigate freedom of expression with posts that have racist language and misinformation. The event…Read More
On September 11, Joint Center Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton moderated a data privacy roundtable to identify pressing concerns in data privacy for African Americans, discuss the challenges and solutions regarding legislation on data privacy, and determine the research questions that the Joint Center should explore as we build our data privacy research agenda. Participants in…Read More