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Joint Center’s Black Talent Director Gives Guest Lecture to National Emerson Fellows

Joint Center’s Black Talent Director Don Bell gave a guest lecture to the National Emerson Hungers fellows at the Congressional Hunger Center. During his talk, Don spoke about his experience in the U.S. Senate crafting policy, the legislative process our Joint Center reports on House and Senate top staff diversity, and how advocacy has led to changes on Capitol Hill. Don’s lecture was part of the Emerson Policy Training series for their fellows class.


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.