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Harris alumna, Cynthia (CC) DuBois MPP’10, takes to FiveThirtyEight to explore how the NFL's "Rooney Rule" model could effectively increase the diversity of Congress staff members. "Established in 2003, the Rooney Rule requires NFL teams to interview at least one nonwhite candidate for any head coaching vacancy. It is an example of a “soft” affirmative action policy — that is, one that is designed to change the composition of the candidate pool, rather than change the criteria used in the hiring process."

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