Pandemic Response Webinars

President Raphael Bostic and other Atlanta Fed experts are hosting and participating in webinars intended to help the public understand the Fed’s response to the pandemic.


May 21, 2020

Leone de Nie Shares National Survey Results

Karen Leone de Nie, vice president of community and economic development at the Atlanta Fed, shared insights from a national Federal Reserve survey of nearly 4,000 organizations that work in low-income communities. Watch to learn more about what is happening in these vulnerable communities, how these organizations are helping, and the needs that still remain.

May 11, 2020

Andreason Discusses Workforce

On May 11, Stuart Andreason, director of the Atlanta Fed's Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity, gave an overview of data on unemployment claims and strategies to re-employ workers who have lost their jobs.

May 07, 2020

Stein and Purviance Talk about Housing Policies

On May 7, Sarah Stein, Atlanta Fed community and economic development adviser, and Domonic Purviance, senior financial specialist in the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division, explained current housing policies related to mortgage relief, forbearance, and rental affordability. They also talked about eviction moratoriums and answered some of your questions.

May 04, 2020

Paula Tkac Talks about the Monetary Policy Response

On May 4, Paula Tkac, senior vice president and associate director of the Atlanta Fed's Research Division provided an update on the Federal Reserve's policy response to the pandemic in our Pandemic Response Series.

Apr 27, 2020

Venable and Devine Talk about Cash Processing, Other Financial Services

Cheryl Venable, Atlanta Fed executive vice president and product manager of the Federal Reserve System’s Retail Payments Office, and Jeff Devine, senior vice president of Operations and Administrative Services, will explain what the Federal Reserve is doing during these challenging times to ensure that cash operations and financial services continue to operate.

Apr 20, 2020

Johnson Talks on Pandemic Response Webinar Series

Atlanta Fed executive vice president Michael Johnson spoke about the Federal Reserve's stance on banking supervision, recent actions to support credit flows, and more on the webinar's April 20 episode.

Apr 18, 2020

Bostic Writes Op-Ed on Pandemic Response

On April 18, Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic published an op-ed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in which he shared his thoughts on the Federal Reserve's efforts to support the economy during the COVID-19 crisis and its role in the post-pandemic recovery.

Apr 16, 2020

Bostic Speaks to the Georgia Chamber

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic spoke at the Georgia Chamber's virtual conference about programs and resources available to small and medium-sized businesses during the pandemic.

Apr 16, 2020

Bostic Launches Atlanta Fed Pandemic Response Webinar Series

Atlanta Fed president and CEO Raphael Bostic hosted the first session of a live webinar series about the Federal Reserve's actions and continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He explained the Federal Reserve's recent monetary policy actions and answered questions.

Apr 15, 2020

Bostic Speaks to the Birmingham Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic talked about the Federal Reserve's policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and took live questions at a joint meeting of these groups in Birmingham, Alabama. View a recording of his presentation (begins at approximately 11 minutes).

Apr 14, 2020

Bostic Speaks at the Alabama Works Webinar

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic presents on the weekly webinar series Workforce Recovery Post COVID-19.

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