Hill Diversity

The Joint Center Signs Letter In Support of MODCOM Resolution, H. Res. 756

The Joint Center joined 14 other organizations in signing a letter in support of the Moving Our Democracy and Congressional Operations Towards Modernization (MODCOM) Resolution of 2019, H. Res. 756.

The resolution includes guidelines for the U.S. House Office of Diversity and Inclusion to submit plans and reports and for recruiting from HBCUs.

Other signees include Bipartisan Policy Center Action, College to Congress, Congressional Management Foundation, Demand Progress, Democracy Fund Voice, FreedomWorks. Issue One, Lincoln Network, NALEO Educational Fund, Partnership for Public Service, Pay Our Interns, Public Citizen, R Street Institute, and Rebuild Congress Initiative.

Read the full letter here.

About Joint Center

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, America’s Black think tank, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and based in Washington, DC. The Joint Center's mission is to inform and illuminate the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination in order to improve the socioeconomic status of Black communities in the United States; expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas; and promote communication and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the nation's pluralistic society.