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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…

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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…

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Joint Center News: October 2019

The Joint Center released findings from a forthcoming report asserting training programs should report outcomes by race and analyzed a U.S. House report on diversity. Economic Studies Joint Center President Spencer Overton shared findings from our forthcoming report, Evaluating African American Outcomes to Improve Workforce Training Programs, at a forum hosted by Rep. Lisa Blunt…

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Joint Center News: September 2019

The Joint Center convened experts on data privacy, moderated a discussion on Black businesses and entrepreneurship, and hired a Senior Fellow of Diversity & Inclusion, Dr. LaShonda Brenson. Economic Studies The Joint Center hosted an invite-only roundtable to identify key data privacy concerns for the African American community. Attendees discussed challenges and solutions related to…

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