Economic Policy

Joint Center Hosts Second Event in Breakfast Policy Series ‘Voice at the Table’

On January 24, the Joint Center hosted the second event in our breakfast policy series: A Voice at the Table.

This discussion series is an opportunity 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 Black communities.

Speakers for the forum included Veronique Pluviose, the Staff Director for the U. S. House Committee on Education and Labor (Majority) and David Strickland, the Staff Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Minority). Attendees included representatives from Adobe, Aflac, Federal Street Strategies, HSBC, Lumina Foundation, Lyft, Inc., Nielsen Holdings, National Organization of Black County Officials, SoftBank, UPS, U.S. Black Chambers Inc., and Verizon.

Photos from the second event can be found below. More information on the inaugural event can be found here.

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.