Future of Work


Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Director Joins The Aspen Institute’s Future of Work Initiative Workshop

Our Workforce Policy Director, Harin Contractor, joined The Aspen Institute’s Future of Work Initiative workshop on January 31.

The focus was to discuss how advances in technology are impacting farming and the future of work, including the implications for workers, farmers, communities, and our food system. The event included policy, agriculture and technology experts as well as academics and worker advocates.

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.