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Digging Deeper: 2020 Senate Democratic Caucus Diversity Numbers

On July 8, 2020, the Senate Democratic Caucus released an update of the demographic data (find 2020 numbers here) on the staff of Democratic Senators (find 2019 numbers here). The analysis below ranks the offices on their total diversity in the following categories:   Top Three Racially Diverse Staff in Personal Offices Senator Cory Booker…

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House-Wide Compensation and Diversity Study Shows African Americans and Latinos are Underrepresented Among Key Roles in Committee and Leadership Offices

On September 26, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives released results from its study on diversity and compensation. The study is based on findings from a web-based survey on compensation, benefits, and demographics sent to all 10,356 House staff across all Member offices, committee offices, leadership offices, and House officer offices. Of all House staff,…

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House-Wide Compensation and Diversity Study Shows African Americans and Latinos are Underrepresented Among Key Roles in the U.S. House

On September 26, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives released results from its study on diversity and compensation. The study is based on findings from a web-based survey on compensation, benefits, and demographics sent to all 10,356 House staff across all Member offices, committee offices, leadership offices, and House officer offices. Of all House staff, 51 percent…

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Improving Training to Brighten the Future of Black Workers

The Joint Center’s fact sheet, Improving Training to Brighten the Future of Black Workers, summarizes the research that will be detailed in our forthcoming report, Evaluating African American Outcomes to Improve Workforce Training Programs. The report urges for better analysis and disclosure of outcomes by race to ensure that training programs are effective for African Americans. Effective…

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The Future of Work in The Black Rural South

The Joint Center’s fact sheet, The Future of Work in The Black Rural South, summarizes the research that will be detailed in our forthcoming three reports on rural counties with populations that are 35% Black or higher. Click the following for the… 4-page fact sheet

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Senate Staff Diversity Among Democratic Presidential Candidates

On July 11, 2019, the U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus released diversity data on the U.S. Senate personal and committee office staff of each of their Members. This analysis examines data of the staff in the personal offices of the seven U.S. Senators running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: Bennet (CO), Booker (NJ), Gillibrand (NY),…

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Digging Deeper: 2019 Senate Democratic Caucus Diversity Numbers

On July 10, 2019, the Senate Democratic Caucus released an update of their demographic data (PDF here) on their staff (their 2018 numbers are here). The analysis below ranks the offices on their total diversity in the following categories: Top Three Racially Diverse Personal Offices 1. Senator Harris (CA)—70% 2. Senator Schatz (HI)—69% 3. Senator Booker…

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Digging Deeper: 2018 Senate Democratic Caucus Diversity Numbers

On July 16, 2018, the Senate Democratic Caucus released an update of demographic data on their staffs (their 2017 numbers are here). Our press release analyzed those offices with the greatest and least diversity among mid-level and top staff that represent states with diverse populations. The analysis below ranks the offices on their total diversity in the following categories: Top…

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Race & Jobs at High Risk to Automation

Innovation is changing America, from self-checkout lanes in grocery stores to driverless cars. New jobs will emerge, like technicians who service these technologies. Other jobs will be eliminated, such as some cashiers and drivers. To what extent are African Americans—whose unemployment rates are already twice as high as those of Whites—currently represented in jobs at…

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