For years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics didn't include monthly employment data for American Indians and Alaska Natives in its monthly jobs update.
Casey Lozar of the Minneapolis Fed's Center for Indian Country Development saw how this invisibility could hamstring policymakers and American Indian and Alaska Native leaders in decision making. So, Casey and his team took matters into their own hands.
Today, we talk to Casey about his work and learn how their dashboard proved that employment data on American Indian and Alaska Natives was worth publicizing to a greater audience.
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