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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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Joint Center News: August 2019

The Joint Center released an op-ed based on our groundbreaking survey data on the future of work and race, and continued our monthly jobs analysis. Details below. Economic Studies: Future of Work Taking Action for Low-Income Workers: Spencer and Joint Center Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor partnered with the National Skills Coalition to co-author an…

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Joint Center News: July 2019

The Joint Center released a report analyzing racial differences on the future of work, and examined the latest Senate Democratic Caucus demographic data on their staff. Details below! Economic Studies: Future of Work On July 24, the Joint Center released Racial Differences on the Future of Work: A Survey of the American Workforce. The report…

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Joint Center News: June 2019

The Joint Center released a report on policies that could help Black and Latinos use mobile apps to grow their businesses. We also continued our monthly Black jobs analysis on Twitter. Details below! Economic Studies: Future of Work The Joint Center released a new report, Policies to Help Black & Latino Businesses Use Mobile Apps…

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Joint Center News: May 2019

Economic Studies: Future of Work The Joint Center hosted a future of work convening in Chicago, continued our monthly jobs day analysis, and Joint Center Black Talent Director Don Bell shared reflections on his congressional staff diversity work. Details below. The Joint Center held a future of work convening in Chicago in partnership with Comcast-NBCUniversal…

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Joint Center News: April 2019

Economic Studies: Future of Work The Joint Center provided expertise on several panels, including at SXSW and Princeton University. We also continued our monthly Black jobs analysis on Twitter. Details below! Future of Work & Automation here. Spencer also sat on a panel at SXSW entitled “Facing Digitalization: A Workforce at RiskThis 2017 Joint Center…

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Joint Center News: March 2019

This is the second edition of our new approach to staying in touch with you! Each month, we’ll have three separate newsletters—one on each of the following topics: 1) economic studies / future of work; 2) political studies / Hill diversity; and 3) a catch-all we’re calling “Joint Center Roundup.” Check out our economic news…

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