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.


Oct 22, 2020

Event: Virtual Roundtable on Inclusive and Equitable Community Development Recovery Strategies for Practitioners

Join the Atlanta Fed for a discussion on housing and community development in the times of COVID-19 at 1 p.m. (ET). At this virtual roundtable, you will hear about the perspectives and available data tools of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta researchers and local government officials from Birmingham and New Orleans who will share their experiences working to help transform communities. The presenters will discuss how they are managing the challenges presented by COVID-19 and working toward an inclusive and equitable recovery for communities in the Southeast. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is hosting the event.

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Community Impact Survey Webinar

Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic participated in a webinar discussing the results of this nationwide survey of nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, government agencies, and other community organizations. The survey was conducted in April 2020 with nearly 3,900 respondents serving rural, suburban, and urban communities. Bostic was joined by Atlanta Fed vice president of community and economic development, Karen Leone de Nie, and her counterpart at the St. Louis Fed, Daniel Davis.

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 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.

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