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News from EPI Media advisory: EPI to host roundtable on policy priorities for black workers during the 2020 presidential race

Tomorrow, February 26, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Eastern, the Economic Policy Institute will host the “Black Workers Roundtable: Policy Priorities during the 2020 Presidential Race,” a discussion on issues presidential candidates should consider in order to support black workers, such as reducing unemployment, strengthening unions, increasing wages, and eliminating racial and gender discrimination in the workplace. The event will begin with a cocktail hour followed by a panel discussion and closing remarks.

Drinks and appetizers will be served. Your RSVP will help us prepare.

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 in order to support black workers.

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

Where: Economic Policy Institute
1225 I St. NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC, 20005

To RSVP: Please email news@epi.org.

This discussion will also be live-streamed.


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