Partners (Spring 2001)

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland &
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

July 22-26, 2001 Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Join us for five days of intensive training on the key issues and current idustry trends relevant to community development lending. Training for community development lenders in single-family and multi-family housing, small business, commercial real estate and community-based facilities lending stresses the day-to-day mechanics of how to underwrite community development loans and ensure their long-term profitability.

For program and registration information, please check the following Web site:

or contact Fred Mendez at (415) 974-2722.

International Summit on Community & Rural Development
Duluth, Minnesota July 22-25, 2001

The Community Development Society, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the National Rural Development Partnership invite you to join community development practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and citizen leaders from around the world in a joint international conference. The theme of the conference is "The Times They Are A Changing: Working Partnerships for Viable Communities." This conference embraces common efforts to foster meaningful collaborations, extend community development networks, and integrate community-based research, policy, and practice toward the goal of building healthy and sustainable communities.

For further information, visit, or call Marc McLaughlin, Minnesota Rural Partners, (507) 829-5636.

Invest in the Future: Approaches to Financing Quality Child Care in New Jersey
Jamesburg, New Jersey October 2, 2001

The conference is sponsored by the New Jersey Community Loan Fund and the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Philadelphia. It will highlight investing and lending models for quality child- care facilities in New Jersey. Target audience includes nonprofit organizations involved in child care and all financial institutions in New Jersey, especially banks with assets of less than $1 billion.

For further information, please contact Nora Campbell, Office of Regional and Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, tel. no. (212) 720-6369,

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