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Community Development

Call-in Session on Economic Development Strategies for Small Industrial Cities

Join community development practitioners from across the country at 3:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 29, for a Federal Reserve call-in session, Smaller Cities that Think Big: Lessons from Resurgent and Transforming Cities. The session will highlight research conducted by the Boston, Chicago, and Philadelphia Feds on older industrial cities, with a particular focus on smaller cities.

Presenters will share major findings from various research initiatives and engage the audience in thinking about how smaller cities have addressed and overcome economic and community development challenges. Presenters include:

  • Jeremiah Boyle, community affairs managing director, community development and policy studies, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Yolanda Kodrzycki, vice president and director, New England Public Policy Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Alan Mallach, visiting scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Register for this interactive session and Q&A at the Connecting Communities™ website.

This event is part of the Federal Reserve's Connecting Communities series, which is a national initiative intended to provide community development practitioners, financial institution representatives, policymakers, and others with timely information on emerging and important community and economic development topics.