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Save the Date for National Community Affairs Conference
06/29/2016 - The September 7–8 event will explore the impact of health, housing, jobs, education, and consumer finance on the financial health of low- and moderate-income communities. Find out more in this article.

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Plan to Attend Forum for Minority Bankers
06/16/2016 - The Kansas City Fed event will discuss the economy and U.S. payments system and offer attendees professional development opportunities. Learn more about the September forum in this article.

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The Small Cities Study Tour: Cedar Rapids' Economic Recovery
06/09/2016 - How can a small city that suffers a natural disaster recover economically? The small cities study tour stops in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to find out how the city rebounded after a 2008 flood in the second article in a series.

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Tune into Fed Webinar on Building Financial Well-Being
05/25/2016 - Community development practitioners will discuss the findings from a recent San Francisco Fed book on strengthening the financial future of families. The webinar takes place June 14, register today!

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Call for Papers for 2017 Federal Reserve Community Development Research Conference
05/18/2016 - The conference will focus on the role of community development in child and youth development and the implications such development has for the economy. Organizers seek original, high-quality research on this topic; this article gives more detail.

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The Disappearance of Low-Cost Rented Housing in the Southeast
05/10/2016 - Low-cost rental housing is increasingly out of reach for low- and moderate-income households in the Southeast, according to a new discussion paper. This article summarizes the authors' research findings on the trends contributing to the loss of affordable housing in southeastern cities.

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The Promise and Reality of Apprenticeship Programs in the United States
05/05/2016 - Apprenticeships have the potential to improve economic opportunity for workers who lack a traditional college education. This article assesses the state of apprenticeships in the Southeast and nationally.

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Participate in Fed Webinar on Gentrification and Displacement
05/05/2016 - Community development practitioners and researchers will discuss emerging research on gentrification and its impacts on urban residents in a live webinar on May 12. This article provides more detail.