Annual Reports

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2019 Accomplishments

Joint Center Community: In 2019, the Joint Center shifted the national debate on the future of work to include racial equity. We also realized historic gains in both U.S. House and Senate top staff diversity. In 2020, we will envision our next 50 years as America’s Black Think Tank. On economic studies, we: Released 3…

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2018 Accomplishments

In 2018, the Joint Center emerged as the leader in the future of work in Black communities and congressional staff diversity.

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2017 Accomplishments

Highlights of 2017 Joint Center Community: 2017 was a successful but challenging year. In May, we lost the most significant figure in our history, former Joint Center President Eddie Williams. With the support of the Ford Foundation, we also engaged in a strategic planning process, which we will complete in early 2018. The process is…

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Joint Center 2017

Joint Center Plan for 2017 Inclusion, Innovation, & Economics The Future for Communities of Color In 2017, the Joint Center will examine shifts in our economy over the next decade, and implications and opportunities for communities of color. For example, how can disruptive innovations like Smart Cities, automation, machine learning, digital money, big data/analytics, and…

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Joint Center 2016 Highlights and 2017 Plans

Highlights of 2016  Governance in 2016 Diversity Among Top Congressional Staff: Building on our 31-page report on Diversity Among Top Senate Staff, in 2016 the Joint Center produced this 2-minute video on congressional staff diversity and made several presentations to talk about the issue to U.S. Senators, to congressional staff, and to the media. After…

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Joint Center 2016 Highlights and 2017 Plans

Highlights of 2016  Governance in 2016 Diversity Among Top Congressional Staff: Building on our 31-page report on Diversity Among Top Senate Staff, in 2016 the Joint Center produced this 2-minute video on Senate staff diversity and made several presentations to talk about the issue to U.S. Senators, to congressional staff, and to the media. After…

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2016 Annual Report

Highlights of 2016 Governance in 2016 Diversity Among Top Congressional Staff: Building on our 31-page report on Diversity Among Top Senate Staff, in 2016 the Joint Center produced this 2-minute video on Senate staff diversity and made several presentations to talk about the issue to U.S. Senators, to congressional staff, and to the media. After…

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2015: A Wonderful Year for the Joint Center

2015 was an amazing year for the Joint Center! Over 87% of people of color in the U.S. live in just 25 states (over 104 million people).  We are focused on providing innovative ideas, data, analysis, and policy solutions to elected officials in leadership positions who serve these communities of color (e.g., mayors, city council…

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