Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $450,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/22/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a nonprofit public policy organization that produces ideas, research, and policy solutions for elected officials who serve communities of color. The Joint Center builds and supports networks of elected and appointed officials and scholars with roundtables, research reports, and other programming. It regularly brings together racially, ethnically, and politically diverse groups in its programming, much of which addresses problems of polarization.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.jointcenter.org 
Address
633 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20004, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies works to improve the socioeconomic status and civic engagement of African Americans. It produces and disseminates original research and catalyzes action by policymakers to address systemic economic inequality, voting access, and a range of other political and economic issues affecting Black communities.
for general operating support  
The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies was founded in 1970 to lend a hand to Black leaders as they traveled the uncharted road from civil rights activism to the political establishment. Its 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.

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