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Register Now for Two Call-in Sessions in March
2/27/2013 - The Federal Reserve will host call-in sessions on the Independent Foreclosure Review agreement and the 2011 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households. Partners Update encourages you to join the conversation with other community development practitioners nationwide.

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A Case for Greater Company Participation in Workforce Development
How can employers be effective partners in improving the local workforce ecosystem? Peter Cappelli, professor and director of the Wharton School's Center for Human Resources, discusses how firms can provide on-the-job training for skills needed within their organizations.

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Workforce Development Event Focuses on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
2/22/2013 - HBCU presidents and corporate leaders met recently at the Atlanta Fed to share best practices on preparing students for the current job market. Partners Update summarizes the event, part of a larger Federal Reserve initiative to address workforce development issues, including workforce readiness.

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Women Entrepreneurs Mean Business
What are the current trends in female entrepreneurship? Alicia Robb, senior research fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, discusses recent data on women-owned firms and the challenges and opportunities in expanding this sector.

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