Tech Policy

Joint Center Hosts Data Privacy Roundtable During CBC Week

On September 11, Joint Center Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton moderated a data privacy roundtable to identify pressing concerns in data privacy for African Americans, discuss the challenges and solutions regarding legislation on data privacy, and determine the research questions that the Joint Center should explore as we build our data privacy research agenda.

Participants in the roundtable included representatives from The Aspen Institute, Center for Democracy & Technology, Cyber Global Advisors, Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology, Laura Murphy & Associates, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, MMTC, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, National Consumers League, Next Century Cities, Office of FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, Public Knowledge, Swan Creek Strategies, University of Florida, and Verizon. See more photos from the roundtable below.


About Joint Center

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, America’s Black think tank, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and based in Washington, DC. The Joint Center's mission is to inform and illuminate the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination in order to improve the socioeconomic status of Black communities in the United States; expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas; and promote communication and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the nation's pluralistic society.