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Joint Center Hosts Inaugural Policy Forum ‘A Voice at the Table’

On December 6, the Joint Center hosted its inaugural breakfast policy forum, A Voice at the Table. This discussion series provides an opportunity for key policy leaders and stakeholders to discuss critical topics such as the future of work, diversity & inclusion, the use of big data, financial capability, emerging economic trends, and other issues that affect public policy & Black communities.

Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL), who is a member of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform, was our guest speaker. Attendees included representatives from AARP, America’s Health Insurance, American Petroleum Institute, Information Technology Industry Council, Medtronic, National Action Network, National PACE Association, Nemours, Nuro, SoftBank, United Airlines, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Additional photos from the event can be found below.

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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.