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Joint Center News: August 2018

In August, we analyzed Black job numbers, put the finishing touches on our soon-t

WASHINGTON, DC - Joint Center for Political Studies co-founder Charles L. Townes Jr. passed away today at the age of 88. 


Baltimore Releases Community Health Equity Report

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies in partnership with Equity Matters, Inc.

In celebration of Food Day--- a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food---the Mississippi PLACE MATTERS teams held a series of community events to discuss the connection between the rise in obesity and lack of affordable, healthy foods in most Delta