Focus Policy Blog

15
Dec

Race & Jobs at High Risk to Automation

Innovation is changing America, from self-checkout lanes in grocery stores to driverless cars. New jobs will emerge, like technicians who service these technologies. Other jobs will be eliminated, such as some cashiers and drivers.

29
Nov

Joint Center News: Recap of November 2017

In November, the Joint Center and NALEO unveiled our Hill staff diversity collaboration, and we welcomed Stanley Ray (left) as our new Director of Operatio

On November 15, Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund’s Annual Media & Telecom Symposium organized a session “How Automation Will Affect the Future of Work for Communities of Color” at the AT&T Forum for Tech.

07
Nov

Joint Center Moderates CBC Blue Collar STEM Briefing

On November 7, Spencer moderated the Congressional Black Caucus briefing on Blue Collar STEM: The Future of the U.S.

On November 2, Joint Center President Spencer Overton spoke at the National Action Network’s Annual Legislative & Policy Conference’s opening reception.

01
Nov

Joint Center and NALEO Partner on Staff Up Congress

On November 1, the Joint Center and NALEO Educational Fund publicly announced their new partnership on Hill staff diversity by unveiling Staff Up Congress.

27
Oct

Joint Center Hosts Diversity Talks on the Hill

On October 27, the Joint Center organized two convenings that brought together senior Democratic and Republican staffers to discuss diversity with leaders from the corporate and public sector.

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