Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity and AARP on Wednesday, August 4, at 2 p.m. (ET) for a lively conversation about the current long-term unemployment crisis and what innovative solutions are available to support the long-term unemployed.
Atlanta Fed Community and Economic Development staff members and guests discuss how career advancement is tied to household financial well-being. They also consider the systemic barriers that pose challenges to economic self-sufficiency.
A recent Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division webinar focused on trends in residential real estate. Atlanta Fed expert Domonic Purviance shared his market insights and discussed potential risks post-COVID.
The national launch of Workforce Realigned: How New Partnerships Are Advancing Economic Mobility, a book from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Philadelphia and Social Finance, explored the emergence of a new generation of cross-sectoral partnerships focused on better outcomes for workers. It drew on examples from the recently released book (and beyond) and highlighted efforts to build a better workforce system through shared accountability, aligned incentives, and a more careful and thoughtful allocation of financial risks across workers, employers, and governments.
The sixth installment of the Racism and the Economy series explored the potential for entrepreneurship to serve as one pathway to transform economic outcomes for communities of color and the broader economy. Read the summary and watch the video.
Changes in labor policy can create career pathways for workers. This Ask Us Anything webinar discusses how labor policy can be improved to advance workforce development investments from a scattered set of approaches to a cohesive system that supports lifelong learning.
The fifth event in the virtual series identified shortcomings and proposed solutions to increase diversity and equity in economics recruitment, retention, and research. Read the summary and watch the video.
Atlanta Fed and Kansas City Fed Community and Economic Development staff summarized findings from the Small Businesses of Color Recovery Guide. Guest speakers discussed their experiences as entrepreneurs or funders of small businesses of color.
Expected plans to modernize U.S. infrastructure and tackle climate change have the potential to create many good-paying jobs. This Ask Us Anything webinar discusses ways to make sure that employment programs tied to infrastructure benefit younger workers, people of color, and women.
The Atlanta Fed Community and Economic Development team presented findings from the Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey: 2021 Report on Employer Firms, particularly the impact of COVID-19 on these businesses.
A diverse network of researchers, policymakers, and practitioners convened to examine inequities in labor market outcomes and explored the implications of disparities on aggregate economic performance, individual workers, and communities. They also identified new directions for policy and research. This event was hosted by the community development staff of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, and Philadelphia.