Workforce Policy

Joint Center Joins Panel on the Future of Work for Black Workers in the Rural South at SXSW EDU

Joint Center President Spencer Overton joined SXSW EDU’s panel entitled Will Robots Displace Workers of Color? The panel’s discussion focused on how the increased use of automation, AI, and robotics may displace Black workers in the rural South, and how to ensure Black workers are prepared to succeed during the changing nature of work. Panelists include Lumina Foundation President & CEO Jamie Merisotis, McGovern Foundation Vilas Dhar, and New America VP Public Interest Technologies Cecilia Munoz.

Learn more about the online conference here.