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Joint Center Workforce Policy Director’s Quote on Black Economic Recovery Disparities Featured in NewsOne

Joint Center Workforce Policy Director Dr. Alex Camardelle was quoted in NewsOne, emphasizing the importance of disaggregating economic data by race to ensure an economic recovery equitably supports the specific needs of Black workers.

“You may hear things about the promising labor market and how well it’s doing, but you often don’t hear disaggregated by race and ethnicity,” Dr. Camardelle explained. “So we stand in that gap and make sure that we’re talking about what these numbers mean for Black folks.”

The article cites his thesis from Associated Black Charities’ Equity First speaker series in 2022, a webinar series that highlights key leaders from across the nation who recognize that sustainable change for people of color will only come when structural and institutional barriers are replaced with equitable policies, practices, and institutions.

Read the article here.

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