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January/February 2014


Seminar on Vacant Properties

Bridging Economic and Workforce Development

Workshop on Financing Community Health Centers

Community Reinvestment Conference in Chicago

Atlanta Fed to Cohost Workforce Development Conference

Immigrants and Economic Development Strategies

May Conference on Older Communities



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  Editor's Note: This publication is posted on a rolling bi-monthly schedule.
Updated February 24, 2014
foreclosure sign Learn about Innovative Vacant Foreclosure Strategies
2/24/2014 - The Cleveland Fed will live stream its one-day event, "Getting Back in Gear: Better Ways to Move Stalled and Vacant Foreclosures Forward," on March 11. National and regional experts will share their perspectives on the problem and highlight promising approaches.
job search Help for Difficult to Employ Populations: Colocating Jobs and Training Opportunities
2/24/2014 - Can business models be designed to support low-income populations by providing jobs, necessary training, and other support services? Carla Javits and Jason Trimiew at the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund discuss their proposal for viable businesses that also include a workforce development component.
health care Atlanta Fed to Host CDFI Fund Training Workshop
2/12/2014 - The Atlanta Fed will host a training workshop on March 5–6 as part of the CDFI Fund's capacity-building series on financing community health centers (CHCs). The training will provide information on trends in health care, credit needs, and more.
conference Save the Date for National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference
2/12/2014 - Register today for the 2014 conference, a premier training and networking event for community development professionals.
conference Plan to Attend National Workforce Development Conference
2/5/2014 - The conference will bring together national experts to examine strategies and policies to improve opportunities for job seekers in today's competitive environment. The event will be held October 15-17 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
adult education Global and Local Reach: Gauging the Impact of Immigration
1/27/2014 - What are the economic development implications of immigration, and how can communities leverage immigrants as key workforce assets? Denny Coleman of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership and Michael Iacovazzi-Pau of Greater Louisville Inc. discuss findings from a recent IEDC report.
conference Register for the Reinventing Older Communities Conference
1/6/2014 - The sixth biennial conference will explore how entrepreneurs are reinventing cities, the country's changing demographics and their impact on urban renewal, innovations in funding and financing, and more. Register early to get special rate.