Hill Diversity Letters

Joint Center Organizes Letter With Over 35 Civil Rights Groups Urging Majority Leader Schumer to Establish a Bipartisan Senate Diversity and Inclusion Office

The Joint Center organized a letter signed by over 35 civil rights groups addressed to Majority Leader Schumer (D-NY) urging his office to establish a bipartisan Senate Diversity and Inclusion Office. In the letter, we recommend the new bipartisan Senate Diversity and Inclusion Office be staffed by professionals with expertise in diversity who support both…

Read More

The Joint Center Signs Letter In Support of MODCOM Resolution, H. Res. 756

The Joint Center joined 14 other organizations in signing a letter in support of the Moving Our Democracy and Congressional Operations Towards Modernization (MODCOM) Resolution of 2019, H. Res. 756. The resolution includes guidelines for the U.S. House Office of Diversity and Inclusion to submit plans and reports and for recruiting from HBCUs. Other signees…

Read More

Joint Center Signs Letter In Support of Extending the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress’s Mandate for One Additional Year

The Joint Center joined over 20 organizations in signing a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Members of the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress urging them to extend the Select Committee’s mandate for one additional year. Last June, the Select Committee held a hearing on “best practices and ways…

Read More