Joint Center Vice President Joined a Panel at Internet Essentials Impact Summit

On March 3, Joint Center Vice President Jessica Fulton joined a panel at the Internet Essentials Impact Summit to discuss the link between lack of resources in underserved communities and the potential for innovation and prosperity. Other panelists included Council for Opportunity in Education Kimberly Jones, Esq. and University of Pennsylvania Senior Fellow Dr. Heather Klusarittz. The conversation was moderated by Brookings Institute Fellow of Governance Studies Dr. Nicol Turner Lee.

The full panel description is as follows: “Innovation is a driver of inclusive prosperity in the right socioeconomic environments, but what about populations with limited access to education, workforce skills development, or healthcare? A panel of research and policy experts will share insights from their work that merge the themes of social impact with economic growth.”

See the full program here.


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.