The Federal Reserve: A Crucial Player in Informing Economic DevelopmentHow does the Fed engage in economic development across the country? Will Lambe of the Atlanta Fed and Daniel Davis of the St. Louis Fed discuss various Bank initiatives in an Economic Development podcast.
Innovative Ways to Finance Workforce DevelopmentIn the wake of declining federal funding, how can workforce development programs attract new capital? Partners Update introduces a discussion paper that probes potential new funding models.
Understanding Heirs' Properties in the SoutheastHeirs' properties are parcels of land inherited by descendants of a previous owner who did not leave a will. This type of ownership is widespread in the Southeast and disproportionately found in low-income ethnic and racial minority families. Partners Update examines the social and economic issues associated with these properties.
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Putting a Human Face on EvictionWhat's behind the increasing rate of tenant evictions across the country? Harvard's Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, discussed the lack of affordable housing and shared haunting personal stories from his book at a recent Atlanta Fed event. Learn more in Partners Update.
Federal Reserve community development resources promoting people, place, practice, and small business.
The Connecting Communities® webinar series is a Federal Reserve System initiative intended to provide a national audience with timely insights and information on emerging and important community and economic development topics.
Community Development Perspectives Report
This report provides an overview of the Federal Reserve's recent community development (CD) efforts to help address barriers to economic growth and promote fair and informed access to financial markets.