Future of Work

Joint Center President Moderates Panel on Economic Power in Black Communities Through Business & Entrepreneurship

On September 13, Joint Center President Spencer Overton moderated part of a session titled Building Economic Power in Black Communities through Business & Entrepreneurship. The discussion, which was co-hosted between ABFE and JPMorgan Chase, was “a part of a series of conversations which elevate the imperative of supporting Black business and entrepreneurship, through philanthropy, investment & policy.”

Spencer’s session focused on “the importance of policy in moving federal, state and/or local dollars to Black business/entrepreneurship.”

Panelists included Association for Enterprise Opportunity Vice President of Strategic Engagement and Communications Corey Briscoe and JPMorgan Chase Institute Director of Business Outreach Chris Wheat.

Watch the entire live stream of the session 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.