Letters

Joint Center Signs Letter In Support of Re-Establishing the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

The Joint Center joined nearly 40 organizations and several individuals in signing a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congressman Rodney Davis (R-IL), Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) urging them to encourage the House of Representatives to re-establish the…

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Joint Center Signs Letter to House & Senate Leadership Urging Them to Take Legislative Action in Response to Ongoing Police Brutality Against Black People in the United States

Today, the Joint Center signed a letter with a total of 454 organizations urging the U.S. House and Senate to “take swift and decisive legislative action in response to ongoing fatal police killings and other violence against Black people across our country.” The letter, organized by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and addressed…

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Joint Center Signs Letter Urging Congress to Support Access to Affordable Broadband Internet in a Upcoming COVID-19 Stimulus Package

The Joint Center joined over 200 businesses and organizations in signing a letter to House and Senate leadership urging Congress “support access to affordable broadband internet in forthcoming COVID-19 stimulus package.” The letter signing, which was released by Public Knowledge, includes signatures from Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, HBCU Innovation Center, NAACP, National Skills…

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The Joint Center Signs Emergency Lifeline Letter Calling For the FCC to Support Emergency Increases in the Lifeline Benefit in Response to the COVID-19

The Joint Center joined over 200 organizations in signing a letter requesting the Federal Communications Commission to provide emergency support for the Lifeline program. As the letter states, “Lifeline is the only existing program designed to help low-income consumers afford essential communications services. The program design can quickly be ramped up to provide additional services…

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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…

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