Save the Date for National Community Affairs Conference
06/29/2016 - The September 7–8 event will explore the impact of health, housing, jobs, education, and consumer finance on the financial health of low- and moderate-income communities. Find out more in this article.
Plan to Attend Forum for Minority Bankers
06/16/2016 - The Kansas City Fed event will discuss the economy and U.S. payments system and offer attendees professional development opportunities. Learn more about the September forum in this article.
The Small Cities Study Tour: Cedar Rapids' Economic Recovery
06/09/2016 - How can a small city that suffers a natural disaster recover economically? The small cities study tour stops in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to find out how the city rebounded after a 2008 flood in the second article in a series.
Tune into Fed Webinar on Building Financial Well-Being
05/25/2016 - Community development practitioners will discuss the findings from a recent San Francisco Fed book on strengthening the financial future of families. The webinar takes place June 14, register today!
Call for Papers for 2017 Federal Reserve Community Development Research Conference
05/18/2016 - The conference will focus on the role of community development in child and youth development and the implications such development has for the economy. Organizers seek original, high-quality research on this topic; this article gives more detail.
The Disappearance of Low-Cost Rented Housing in the Southeast
05/10/2016 - Low-cost rental housing is increasingly out of reach for low- and moderate-income households in the Southeast, according to a new discussion paper. This article summarizes the authors' research findings on the trends contributing to the loss of affordable housing in southeastern cities.
The Promise and Reality of Apprenticeship Programs in the United States
05/05/2016 - Apprenticeships have the potential to improve economic opportunity for workers who lack a traditional college education. This article assesses the state of apprenticeships in the Southeast and nationally.
Participate in Fed Webinar on Gentrification and Displacement
05/05/2016 - Community development practitioners and researchers will discuss emerging research on gentrification and its impacts on urban residents in a live webinar on May 12. This article provides more detail.