Fed Access Podcast: Access to Community Ownership
Tune in to learn how organizations are helping manufactured home residents across the country take ownership of their communities to improve economic stability and security. Read more...
Call for Papers: Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality
February 28, 2017
The Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia invite paper submissions for the 2017 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality, which will be held June 22–23 in Cleveland, Ohio. This year’s theme is “Transforming Regional Economies: Growth and Equity Through Policy and Practice.” Research papers are encouraged on economic development, entrepreneurship, equitable development and transit, recent trends in CRA lending (e.g., access to capital and credit for small businesses), workforce development, education reform, and related topics. Papers addressing topics related to housing, human capital, and inequality will also be considered. The deadline for submission is Tuesday, February 28. Read more...
Digital Inclusion Summit
March 1, 2017
San Antonio, TX
Access to broadband has become an essential component of economic mobility, yet there is a significant digital divide in many underserved communities. This event will bring together local government agencies, nonprofits, technology companies and STEM organizations to examine this issue and discuss collaborative approaches for digital inclusion and equity. Register now...
Foreclosure Prevention After HAMP
March 13, 2017
The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), which was introduced to make homeownership more affordable to owners facing foreclosure, was phased out at the end of December 2016. This conference will address key issues in foreclosure prevention in Philadelphia and surrounding counties in the wake of HAMP ending. Participants will hear an overview of the foreclosure landscape, along with insights from industry experts on foreclosure prevention strategies and programs to support homeowners in 2017. Read More...
Tenth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference
March 23-24, 2017
The 10th biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference will explore high-quality and emerging research into the interplay between children's development and their communities. Featured speakers include Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen and former Harlem Children's Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada. Read more...
2017 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality
June 22-23, 2017
Hosted by the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Minneapolis, this year's summit will highlight the latest research and practitioner innovations in community and economic development in urban and rural regions. Cleveland Fed President and Chief Executive Officer Loretta J. Mester will deliver the closing keynote speech. Register now...