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Joint Center Urges Leader Pelosi to Prioritize Diversity in Letter

On November 8, the Joint Center sent Leader Pelosi a letter urging her to prioritize hiring diverse top and key mid-level staffers in the House. The letter also shared key findings and recommendations mentioned in the Joint Center’s September 2018 report, Racial Diversity Among Top House Staff. Read the Joint Center’s letter to Leader Pelosi…

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Joint Center Sends Ranking Members a Letter Urging Them to Prioritize Diversity

On November 9, the Joint Center sent twenty-two letters to Ranking Members: Elijah Cummings, Peter DeFazio, Ted Deutch, Eliot Engel, Raúl Grijalva, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Zoe Lofgren, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Jim McGovern, Jerrold Nadler, Richard Neal, Frank Pallone, Collin Peterson, Adam Schiff, Bobby Scott, Adam Smith, Mark Takano, Bennie Thompson, Nydia Velázquez, Maxine Waters,…

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Joint Center Mourns the Passing of Togo West Jr.

UPDATED March 17, 2018 Memorial Service for Secretary Togo West Jr. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 2 pm < Washington National Cathedral 3101 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016 Click here for video of full funeral service. Togo West Jr., who served as President and CEO of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies from…

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