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Joint Center President Went to His First Markle Rework America Task Force Meeting

From October 23-24, Joint Center President Spencer Overton attended his first Markle’s Rework America Task Force meeting in New York City.

From October 23-24, Joint Center President Spencer Overton attended his first Markle’s Rework America Task Force meeting in New York City.The task force brings together a diverse group of leaders to provide ideas and solutions for workers in the wake of automation and other changes in the 21st-century digital economy.This includes The Boeing Company’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources Heidi Capozzi,Former DIrector of the National Security Agency and Chief of the Central Security Service Admiral Michael Rogers, State University of New York Chancellor Kristina Johnson, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary Tony Fratto, and Microsoft Philanthropies’ Corporate Vice President Mary Snapp. At the meeting, Spencer contributed a preview of the Joint Center’s new data on African Americans and the future of work.Get more information on Markle’s Rework America Task Force here.

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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.