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Joint Center Commends the U.S. Senate for Confirming the Nomination of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission

The Joint Center sent the following release in the wake of Geoffrey Starks being confirmed as a commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2019 Contact: press@jointcenter.org Joint Center Commends the U.S. Senate for Confirming the Nomination of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission WASHINGTON – Today, the Joint Center…

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Newly-Elected House Members Hire Top Staff of Color at Higher Rate Than Sitting House Members, Senate Staff Diversity Lags Behind

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 24, 2018 Contact: press@jointcenter.org Newly-Elected House Members Hire Top Staff of Color at Higher Rate Than Sitting House Members, Senate Staff Diversity Lags Behind WASHINGTON – While a September 2018 Joint Center report showed that people of color accounted for only 13.7 percent of U.S. House top staffers, the Joint Center’s…

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Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC & the Joint Center Applaud U.S. Senator Kamala Harris’s Appointment of Asian American Woman Chief of Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2018 Contact: Michelle Boykins, mboykins@advancingjustice-aajc.org, Don Bell, press@jointcenter.org> Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC & the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Applaud U.S. Senator Kamala Harris’s Appointment of Asian American Woman Chief of Staff WASHINGTON – Today, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC and the Joint Center for…

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Joint Center Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Tool to Track Diversity of Top Staff Hired by Newly-Elected Members of Congress

The Joint Center released the following press release on its new tool to track newly-hired top staff in Congress. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2018 Contact: press@jointcenter.org Joint Center Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Tool to Track Diversity of Top Staff Hired by Newly-Elected Members of Congress WASHINGTON – Today, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies…

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NALEO Educational Fund & the Joint Center Applaud U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto’s Appointment of Latino Chief of Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2018 Contact: press@jointcenter.org NALEO Educational Fund & the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Applaud U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto’s Appointment of Latino Chief of StaffWhile 116th Congress is most diverse in nation’s history, diversity among senior staffers continues to lagReynaldo Benitez, incoming Chief of Staff to Cortez Masto, will…

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