Events

Black Workers Roundtable: Policy Priorities During the 2020 Presidential Race

Date: February 26, 2020

On February 26, 2020, the Economic Policy Institute hosted “Black Workers Roundtable: Policy Priorities During the 2020 Presidential Race,” a discussion on issues presidential candidates should consider to support black workers, such as unemployment, unions, wages, and racial and gender discrimination in the workplace. Watch the video below.

Who:

Gbenga Ajilore, Senior Economist, Center for American Progress
Jessica Fulton, Vice President, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Janelle Jones, Managing Director of Policy and Research, The Groundwork Collaborative
Dr. Algernon Austin, Senior Researcher, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Moderated by Kirstyn Flood, Communications Coordinator, Economic Policy Institute

What: A discussion on issues presidential candidates should consider to support black workers.

When: Wednesday, February 26
5:30—7:30 p.m.

Where: Economic Policy Institute
1225 I St. NW, Suite 600