2021

Mar 03, 2021

Event: Infrastructure Job Programs Creating Career Opportunities for People of Color, Women, and Youth Off-site link

Join the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity for this conversational webinar at 1:30 p.m. (ET) on March 3. The topic is the impact of the federal government's Build Back Better plan on career opportunities for people of color, women, and youth through infrastructure job programs. Discover how racial and gender equity can be promoted through the infrastructure jobs program, including through apprenticeships programs, community colleges, and organized labor. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is hosting the event.

Mar 01, 2021

Event: Racism and the Economy: Focus on Housing

Join us for the fourth installment of our virtual series examining the impact of structural racism on our economy and advancing ideas to improve economic outcomes for all Americans. This session, which takes place on March 1, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. (ET), will focus on systemic racism in our housing markets and its impact on economic outcomes for all Americans.

Feb 25, 2021

Event: Small Business Credit Survey: Findings, Implications, and Opportunities for an Inclusive and Resilient Recovery Off-site link

Join us on February 25 at 11 a.m. (ET) for an overview of the findings from the Federal Reserve's Small Business Credit Survey: 2021 Report on Employer Firms. The report documents the toll the pandemic took on small businesses in 2020, including disparities in experiences and outcomes across firm and owner demographics. The webinar will feature speakers from Atlanta Wealth Building Initiative, Aspen Institute, Citigroup Inc., and Experian who will discuss the state of small business amid COVID-19 and the pandemic's impact on the future economy. Janelle Williams, Atlanta Fed Community and Economic Development senior adviser, will moderate this discussion. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is hosting the event.

Feb 01, 2021

Event: Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market: Understanding Trends and Identifying Solutions

Join us February 1–4 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. (ET) each day for this four-day conference, as a diverse network of researchers, policymakers, and practitioners will convene to examine inequities in labor market outcomes and explore the implications of disparities on aggregate economic performance, individual workers, and communities. They will also identify new directions for policy and research. This event is hosted by the community development staff of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, and Philadelphia.

Jan 14, 2021

Event: Supporting Small Businesses for an Inclusive and Resilient Recovery

Join the Atlanta Fed on Thursday, January 14 at 11 a.m. (ET) for a discussion on the economic shocks caused by COVID-19 and the pandemic’s significant impact on small businesses across the country. This webinar will offer an overview of the state of small businesses in the Southeast pre-COVID-19, share preliminary findings on the virus's impact on small businesses, and suggest some potential paths forward to support small businesses. We invite policymakers, service providers, financial institutions, and nonprofits to hear the perspectives and strategies bolstering recovery and long-term resiliency of small businesses. The webinar will feature speakers from Founders of Color/Black Innovation Alliance, Latino Community Fund, Southern Bancorp, and Pathway Lending. Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic will moderate this discussion. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is hosting the event.

Jan 12, 2021

Event: Racism and the Economy - Focus on Education

The third event of the virtual Racism and the Economy series examined systemic shortcomings and advanced solutions to racism in education. Watch the video and read the summary.

Jan 08, 2021

Event: Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act: An Overview of the Federal Reserve Proposal

This Atlanta Fed webinar provided an overview of the Federal Reserve's Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations. Officials from the Atlanta Fed's Supervision, Regulation, and Credit and community and economic development teams discussed highlights of the ANPR, explained how to submit public comments before the February 16 deadline, and answered questions from listeners.

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