Minority Employment Opportunities, 1980-85: Hearings Before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, October 9 and 18, 1979

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Minorities - 126 pages
 

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Page 10 - A group of men and women representing a broad range of experience, competence, and American leadership meet for several days to discuss the Assembly topic and consider alternatives for national policy. All Assemblies follow the same procedure. The background papers are sent to participants in advance of the Assembly. The Assembly meets in small groups for four or five lengthy periods. All groups use the same agenda. At the close of these informal sessions participants adopt in plenary session a final...
Page 10 - ABOUT THE AMERICAN ASSEMBLY The American Assembly was established by Dwight D. Eisenhower at Columbia University in 1950. It holds nonpartisan meetings and publishes authoritative books to illuminate issues of United States policy. An affiliate of Columbia, with offices in the Sherman Fairchild Center, the Assembly is a national, educational institution incorporated in the State of New York.
Page 10 - Home of The American Assembly and scene of the national sessions is Arden House, which was given to Columbia University in 1950 by W. Averell Harriman. E. Roland Harriman joined his brother in contributing toward adaptation of the property for conference purposes. The buildings and surrounding land, known as the Harriman Campus of Columbia University, are fifty miles north of New York City. Arden House is a distinguished conference center. It is self-supporting and operates throughout the year for...
Page 11 - East (revised 1962) 1957 — International Stability and Progress • Atoms for Power 1958 — The United States and Africa (revised 1963) — United States Monetary Policy (revised 1964) 1959 — Wages, Prices, Profits and Productivity — The United States and Latin America (revised 1963...
Page 11 - Congress and America's Future (revised 1973) 1965— The Courts, the Public, and the Law Explosion —The United States and Japan (revised 1975) 1966— The United States and the Philippines • State Legislatures in American Politics —A World of Nuclear Powers? • Challenges to Collective Bargaining 1967— The United States and Eastem Europe • Ombudsmen for American Government?
Page 94 - Occupational characteristics of employed Spanish origin persons differed, sometimes markedly, from that of the overall employed population. For instance, although 16 percent of all employed persons in the civilian labor force were professional and technical workers, only 8 percent of the Spanish origin labor force were so employed, and the proportion of employed persons of Spanish origin working as managers and administrators (5 percent) was significantly lower than for the overall population (11...
Page 93 - Americans of this country, and, in addition, it has been solely responsible for the bringing together of the League of United Latin American Citizens and the American GI Forum...
Page 22 - I thank you for this opportunity to testify. I will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

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