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February News: Inclusion, Innovation, & Economics

We are excited to release the first issue of our monthly newsletter! In 2017, the Joint Center will focus on inclusion, innovation, and economics (video below). We look forward to working with you.

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) held its 8th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “BBSJ 2017: Connecting to America’s Future.” Spencer Overton, President of the Joint Center, spoke on the Broadband and Social Justice Town Hall: "The New Political Clim


Ensuring Energy for Low-Income Households of Color

Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released

In January 2017, Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) promoted Brennan Britton to chief of staff. Britton previously served as the state director for Senator Moran from 2013 to 2017.

On Thursday, January 5, 2017, the National Urban League Washington Bureau convened a panel luncheon entitled, "Increasing Racial Diversity in the Senate" at the Hart Senate Office Building.