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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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Joint Center News: February 2019

This is the first 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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Joint Center News: January 2019

The Joint Center started the year off by participating in a panel at the Data for Black Lives conference, and we continued our diversity push amid the robust staff hiring season on the Hill. Details below! Economic Studies: Future of Work Black Jobs: The Joint Center’s Workforce Director Harin Contractor held his monthly Twitter discussion on…

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Joint Center News: November 2018

The new Congress is currently filling hundreds of open staff positions, and we are taking several strategic steps to maximize this opportunity to increase diversity among top staff and mid-level staff. We also presented our new survey data on Black communities and the future of work to the Partnership on AI and at a Peterson…

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Joint Center News: October 2018

We’re gearing up to release six state-specific reports on top staff diversity in the House and Senate. In the meantime, we joined the Atlantic Festival’s roundtable on the future of work, released an op-ed in The Washington Post, and continued our monthly analysis of Black job numbers. We also remember former Joint Center COO Fredric…

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Joint Center News: September 2018

We released a groundbreaking report—Racial Diversity Among Top U.S. House Staff—which was featured in the NY Times, on MSNBC, and on various other outlets. We also joined Markle’s Rework America Task Force and the Partnership on AI, presented three times on the future of work during CBC week, and continued our monthly analysis of Black…

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