Hill Diversity

Joint Center Quote on the Importance of Representation Among Congressional Staff Featured in Vox

Joint Center Senior Researcher Dr. LaShonda Brenson was quoted in a recent Vox article discussing congressional staff diversity and unionization efforts.

“While it may be unintentional, the lack of diversity among staff in senior positions is essentially shutting out millions of Americans with distinct preferences and experiences from the policymaking process,” said Dr. Brenson in a 2021 panel that was quoted in Vox.

Read the article here.