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2013-05-02 16:30:46

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a research and policy institution that focuses on the concerns of African Americans and other people of color, announced today that Vice President Joe Biden will address its Annual Gala Dinner on Tuesday, May 7 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C. Under the banner - "Jobs. Partnerships. Progress." - the event is an opportunity for elected officials, business, civic and community...

2012-07-31 06:31:08

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, one of the nation's leading research and public policy institutions and the only one whose work focuses primarily on issues of particular concern to African Americans and other people of color, has named Dr. John B. Horrigan to head its Media and Technology Institute, which is a hub for research on how minority Americans use media, broadband and other emerging communications technologies...

2012-06-28 06:29:25

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) represents a significant advancement in the effort to repair the deeply broken U.S. healthcare system and promote equitable opportunities for good health for all. As long as its provisions are fully funded by Congress, the law will improve access to health insurance for more than 32 million Americans, prevent insurance...

2012-05-30 06:24:21

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, one of the nation's leading research and public policy institutions, has announced that former Michigan Congresswoman Carolyn C. Kilpatrick and Freada Kapor Klein, Ph.D., a philanthropist and an expert on issues of discrimination and diversity, have been elected to three-year terms on its board of governors. Congresswoman Kilpatrick represented her congressional district in Detroit from...

2012-05-02 10:23:58

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has presented Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed with its highest honor, the Louis E. Martin Great American Award, for his innovative and effective leadership in guiding his city through difficult economic challenges in the wake of the recent recession. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99606) Mayor Reed received the award at the Joint Center's Annual Gala Dinner Tuesday night in...

2011-01-19 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Department of Justice's (DOJ) approval of the Comcast-NBCU transaction contains important public interest provisions which we believe will go a long way toward addressing broadband access in low-income and hard-to-reach communities. As part of the deal, Comcast has voluntarily committed to offer high speed Internet service at less than $10 per month - along with digital literacy training...

2010-09-16 11:19:00

Symposium Seeks to Frame New Conversation by Bringing More Than 400 Leaders Together WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of extensive scientific research pointing to the especially harmful impacts that climate change will have on communities of color in the U.S. and throughout the world, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies will convene a group of national experts tomorrow to examine the global warming debate and discuss mitigating strategies. The...

2010-06-15 13:53:00

40(th) Anniversary Critical Issues in Climate Change Speaker Series Research - Empowerment - Engagement WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf oil spill has sharply altered the landscape of the region and is influencing the debate on U.S. energy policy. This environmental disaster has focused Americans more closely than ever on the critical need for changes in the national energy policy. The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has brought together policy...

2010-04-20 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has announced that it will honor the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and one of America's foremost religious, political and civil rights leaders, with the 2010 Louis E. Martin Great American Award at its 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner, April 27, 2010 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington. Reverend Jackson will be recognized for more than a...

2010-04-20 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Dorothy I. Height's extraordinary life spanned nearly a full century and much of the arc that represents America's advancement toward that more perfect union that the founders envisioned. From an early age, she was an influential force in our national progress, advising presidents and other national leaders whom the vast majority of Americans know only from history books. And until just a few weeks ago, she was still very much in the...