Newsletters

Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News, August 2020: Senate Staff Diversity, Pandemic Relief Priorities for Black Communities & More

This is our regular monthly newsletter, which reviews the Joint Center’s work over the past month. Economic Studies The Joint Center released Pandemic Relief Priorities for Black Communities, which urges Congress and the Administration to pass a stimulus package that addresses the pandemic’s disproportionate harm to Black communities. Federal policymakers must agree to a stimulus…

Read More
Official Joint Center Logo

Joint Center News: July 2020

This is our regular monthly newsletter, which reviews all of the Joint Center’s work over the past month. Economic Studies Joint Center Vice President Jessica Fulton was quoted in a ProPublica analysis putting COVID-19 unemployment rates into a historical context across race, gender, age, education, and income. “The Black unemployment rate is always ridiculously high, but we don’t treat…

Read More
Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News: June 2020

This is our regular monthly newsletter, which reviews all of the Joint Center’s work over the past month. Every Monday, we also publish a weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis on COVID-19 policy and Black communities. Details are below on all of the Joint Center’s work for the past month—including but not limited to COVID-19.…

Read More
Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News: May 2020

This is our regular monthly newsletter, which reviews all of our Joint Center work over the past month. Every Monday we now also publish a weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis on COVID-19 policy and Black communities. Details are below on all of the Joint Center’s work for the past month—including but not…

Read More
Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News: April 2020

This is our regular monthly newsletter, which reviews all of our Joint Center work over the past month. While we did not plan for the devastating impact of the current crisis on Black communities—we have responded. Every Monday we now also publish a weekly roundup of developments related to COVID-19 policy and Black communities. In addition, in…

Read More
Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News: March 2020

This is a difficult moment for the world and the United States, and for Black communities in particular. The Joint Center is working closely with several other Black organizations to ensure that the challenges facing Black communities are considered and adequately addressed in COVID-19 policy decisions (stay updated on our COVID-19 policy page here). In March,…

Read More
Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News: February 2020

Happy Black History Month! This year we celebrate our 50-year history and look forward to envisioning our next 50! In February, the Joint Center hosted a roundtable on the future of work for Black communities in Philadelphia, co-hosted a panel on what Black Americans want in 2020, and moderated a forum at the Federal Communications Commission.…

Read More
Official Joint Center Logo

Joint Center News: January 2020

The Joint Center entered its 50th year, released poll results on what Black Americans want in 2020, promoted Jessica Fulton to Vice President, and commended Sen. Sherrod Brown on hiring the only Black communications director in a Senate personal office. Envisioning the Joint Center’s Next 50 Years The Joint Center celebrates our 50th Anniversary in 2020! The Joint…

Read More
Joint-Center-Logo

Joint Center News: December 2019

In December, the Joint Center hosted a roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), launched our new website, and shared our 2019 accomplishments. Details below! 2019 Accomplishments The Joint Center released a 4-minute video and a report detailing our 2019 accomplishments. We shifted the national debate on the future of work to include racial equity. We realized…

Read More
Official Joint Center Logo

Joint Center News: November 2019

The Joint Center hosted a convening on the future of work in Atlanta, briefed Members of Congress on future of work solutions, and published an op-ed in The Hill on how Congress can continue to address its lack of staff diversity. Economic Studies The Joint Center hosted a day-long convening in Atlanta, GA at the Andrew…

Read More