Hill Diversity Press Statements

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Joint Center Commends Senate Democrats for Releasing 2020 Staff Diversity Data, Urges More Detailed Disclosure 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2020 Contact: press@jointcenter.org WASHINGTON — The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies commends Senate Democrats for releasing their fourth annual survey on racial, ethnic, gender, and sexual orientation diversity of their staff. To date, Senate Republican offices have not released staff demographic data. Later today, Joint Center Diversity &…

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Joint Center Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Tool to Track Diversity of Top Staff Hired by Newly-Elected Members of Congress

The Joint Center released the following press release on its new tool to track newly-hired top staff in Congress. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2018 Contact: press@jointcenter.org Joint Center Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Tool to Track Diversity of Top Staff Hired by Newly-Elected Members of Congress WASHINGTON – Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies…

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Joint Center Sends Ranking Members a Letter Urging Them to Prioritize Diversity

On November 9, the Joint Center sent twenty-two letters to Ranking Members: Elijah Cummings, Peter DeFazio, Ted Deutch, Eliot Engel, Raúl Grijalva, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Zoe Lofgren, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Jim McGovern, Jerrold Nadler, Richard Neal, Frank Pallone, Collin Peterson, Adam Schiff, Bobby Scott, Adam Smith, Mark Takano, Bennie Thompson, Nydia Velázquez, Maxine Waters,…

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