Hill Diversity

Joint Center Senior Fellow of Diversity and Inclusion Discusses Hill Diversity at Women in Government Relations D&I Virtual Summit

On July 14, Joint Center Senior Fellow of Diversity and Inclusion Dr. LaShonda Brenson spoke on a panel at Women in Government Relations’ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Virtual Summit. At the summit,  LaShonda joined prominent thought leaders on a panel to discuss why having diverse congressional staff is critical at this moment. She also provided some early analysis on the Joint Center’s upcoming report, Racial Diversity Among Top Staff in Senate Personal Offices.

According to its website, the WGR’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Virtual Summit “exists to raise awareness among the government relations community about the salience of DEI and how to practically apply it to strengthen advocacy and policy making.”

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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.