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Joint Center Appears on IssueOne’s Swamp Stories Podcast to Discuss Congressional Staff Diversity

Joint Center Senior Fellow of Diversity and Inclusion Dr. LaShonda Brenson appeared on IssueOne’s “Swamp Stories” podcast episode, “The Other 97% of Congress,” to discuss congressional staffers’ low pay, which puts the job out of reach for many people of color, Dr. Brenson noted. “When we talk to staffers on the Hill and ask them, ‘What could change the lack of diversity?’ they say, ‘just increase pay,’” she said.

Listen to the episode below.