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Joint Center at CBCF ALC Innovation Events!

It’s CBCF Annual Legislative Conference Week! Joint Center President Spencer Overton will speak at two sessions on the future of African Americans on Friday and Saturday hosted by Congresswomen Yvette D.

Joint Center News: August 31, 2017

The Joint Center sends our thoughts and prayers to the victims of racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. We condemn white supremacists, Nazi sympathizers, and federal leaders who fail to speak out strongly against these voices.

On August 11, Joint Center President Spencer Overton moderated a panel on Inclusion on the Hill and in the Corporate Workplace at the

On August 10, Joint Center President Spencer Overton traveled to Tunica, Mississippi to speak at the


Joint Center News: July 31, 2017

In July, we nailed down the plan for our innovation work and continued to build our database of Black talent for Hill staff positions.

This morning, Joint Center President Spencer Overton spoke on a plenary panel at the 108th Annual NAACP Convention in Baltimore with former Leadership Conference P

Today, Joint Center President Spencer Overton spoke at this year's Multicultural Media, Telecom & Internet Council's Financing America's Future conference on the panel Infrastructure, Supplier Diversity, and the Jobs of the Future - The Economic Impact of Broadband Infrastructure Investme

On July 16, 2017, The Joint Center’s Adzi Vokhiwa attended the NOBEL Women’s 32nd Annual Legislative Conference  and spoke on the “Stay Woke: #PolicyforthePeople” panel.