Joint Center Board Announces Spencer Overton as Interim President and CEO

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Governors of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies today announced George Washington University Law Professor Spencer Overton as its new Interim President & CEO. Professor Overton takes on this leadership role as the 44-year-old organization creates a more integrative strategy to strengthen its status as one of the nation’s leading research institutions on public policy affecting communities of color.

Energy & Environment Program Applauds President's Climate Fight

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WASHINGTON, DCThe Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Energy and Environment Program released the following statement today regarding President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address:

Ten Reasons Why Plugging Into Electric Vehicles Reaps Rewards For Our Communities – And How You Can Help

Ten Reasons Why Plugging Into Electric Vehicles Reaps Rewards For Our Communities – And How You Can Help

Affordable Care Act of 2010: Creating Job Opportunities for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

The health care industry has been an engine of job growth, and the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) is expected to stimulate further growth. Over the next decade, the health care sector could add 4.6 million jobs, representing a 31% increase from current employment. New job opportunities from entry-level positions to highly trained professions are expected to emerge in the industry.

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