Plan to Attend the Community Development Research Conference

This spring, the biennial Community Development Research Conference in Washington, DC, will feature Federal Reserve leaders and other speakers, including:

  • Jerome Powell, Chairman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • Charles Evans, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Lael Brainard, Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

At #CommDev2019, you will learn about cutting-edge research from experts in various fields, including economics, sociology, and public policy. The conference will explore evidence on opportunities and impediments to reaching and staying in the middle class. Speakers will discuss education, labor practices, financial security, wealth creation, and the role of local communities as they pertain to supporting middle-class attainment.

Register for the conference, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10. Learn more about the event.