Workforce Policy

Joint Center Attends National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL) Conference

The Joint Center’s Adzi Vokhiwa attended the NOBEL Women’s 32nd Annual Legislative Conference on July 1 and spoke on the “Stay Woke: #PolicyforthePeople” panel. During the panel, Adzi highlighted the importance of investing in youth workforce development, the role new technologies can play in stimulating economic development, and the Joint Center’s recent report, 5G,  Smart Cities & Communities of Color. The conference was attended by more than 100 Black women elected officials and activists from across the country.