Joint Center Vice President Joins WashingTECH Podcast to Discuss COVID-19 and Black America.

Joint Center Vice President Jessica Fulton joined Joe Miller’s WashingTECH podcast to discuss COVID-19 and Black America. During the discussion, Jessica talked about how the coronavirus will affect Black unemployment and gig workers, navigating the digital divide when considering online work and schooling, and telemedicine, the 2020 election, considering congressional staff diversity as stimulus bills are created, the shortcomings of the $1,200 stimulus check, the Joint Center’s convenings with civil rights organization and think tanks, and more.

Listen to the 20-minute episode below.

For updates on the Joint Center’s work on COVID-19 and Black communities, click 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.