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Community Development and Policy Studies Past Events

Small Business Development and Finance: Opportunities in the Quad Cities

This conference provided resources for small business development, including technical and financial assistance.

October 25, 2012

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Developing Small Businesses and Leveraging Resources in Detroit

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Michigan Bankers Association and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan will address the issues of small business credit and financing in the city of Detroit.

October 16-17, 2012

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Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium

This conference identified policies and programs that promote (or inhibit) economic growth and vitality in industrial cities.

February 28, 2012

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The Many Faces of Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and local, state and federal government, business and not for profit organizations from twelve states in America’s heartland joined us to discuss successful models and opportunities in the local food system arena.

February 3, 2012

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Neighborhoods and Housing Markets Comprehensive Community Development in the Metropolitan Context

This panel explored ways in which neighborhoods within metropolitan areas are linked to one another through flows of population and investment from neighborhood to neighborhood and how regional policymakers and community developers can work together to influence these flows to produce better neighborhoods and regions.

January 23, 2012
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An Informed Conversation on Surviving the Economic Storm

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Community Development and Policy Studies division and the Indiana Minority Enterprise Center co-sponsored an event that focuses on the current statistics, data and state of play of the business climate in northwest Indiana, especially for small businesses.

November 10, 2011

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Economic Development in Rural Wisconsin

The purpose of the conference was to explore and discuss policies that speed, strengthen and enhance economic development in Wisconsin's rural areas to increase their competitiveness and support new market development in today's global economy.

October 26-27, 2011

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Neighborhoods and Labor Markets: Comprehensive Community Development in the Metropolitan Context

National and regional panelists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago discussed issues of economic performance, racial and income disparities and other elements of community well-being.

June 20, 2011

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Community Development Financial Institutions: At the Crossroads in Wisconsin

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Community Development and Policy Studies division and the Helen Bader Foundation hosted a workshop to provide an opportunity to learn about and from each other, network, understand the state of the industry, explore issues of common concern and find ways in which the industry may move forward in unity and through collaboration.

December 1, 2010

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Chicago Area Community and Economic Development Forum

This open forum will provide the platform to share information regarding community development and redevelopment issues and regulatory concerns among representatives of community groups, financial institutions and government.

November 18, 2010

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Milwaukee Community Development Forum

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education, invited Eric Ness, U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Wisconsin District Director, to discuss the implications of the Small Business Jobs Act for SBA programs.

October 28, 2010

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Small Business Lending and Development in the Quad Cities: Surviving the Storm

Our focus was on finding ways to obtain bank credit, surviving the credit crunch, identifying tools to assist small businesses, including educational opportunities to enhance creditworthiness, and creating credible business plans.

October 6, 2010

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Milwaukee Community Development Forum

The Milwaukee Community Development Forum provided an open forum to share information regarding community development and redevelopment issues and regulatory concerns among representatives of community groups, financial institutions and government.

September 10, 2010

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2010 Regional Home Ownership Preservation Initiative (HOPI) Annual Plenary

The impact of the foreclosure crisis continues to be front and center for the Chicago region's towns, villages and cities. The 2010 Regional HOPI Annual Plenary meeting was an opportunity to hear from experts on economic and foreclosure trends, as well as a chance to share information about successes, challenges and emerging initiatives from peers and practitioners throughout the region.

July 15, 2010

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Addressing the Financing Needs of Illinois Small Businesses: A Federal Reserve System Series

Invitation Only Event

The roundtable identified existing credit gaps in small business financing, share promising practices and highlighted regional, local or industry-specific differences as well as national themes in credit access and technical support for small businesses.

June 11, 2010

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Addressing the Financing Needs of Michigan's Small Businesses

The seminar identified existing credit gaps in small business financing, shared promising practices and highlighted regional differences as well as national themes in credit access and technical support for small businesses.

June 3, 2010

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Addressing the Financing Needs of Wisconsin's Small Businesses

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, in collaboration with the Small Business Administration and the Community Bankers of Wisconsin, convened a roundtable meeting as part of a Federal Reserve System Series. The roundtable identified existing credit gaps in small business financing, share promising practices and highlight regional, local or industry-specific differences as well as national themes in credit access and technical support for small businesses.

May 27, 2010

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Peoria Area Community and Economic Development Roundtable Forum

This roundtable forum was an invitation only event.

March 2, 2010

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Mortgage Foreclosure Policy: Past, Present and Future

The evolution, current impact and likely outcomes of the foreclosure crisis on home owners, lenders, housing counseling agencies, the secondary market, regulators, and all levels of government discussed topics in a conference that the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, and the Woodstock Institute cosponsored.

December 9-10, 2009

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Foreclosures in Wisconsin: Responses and Resources for Living Beyond the Bubble

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the University of Wisconsin Extension, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of Milwaukee cosponsored a day-long conference that was a continuation of a series of events that have been held in Wisconsin to address the issues and concerns surrounding Wisconsin's increasing number of foreclosures.

November 5, 2009

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Saving the American Dream – Are We Moving Toward Recovery?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will sponsor a free half-day conference entitled "Saving the American Dream – Are We Moving Toward Recovery?" This conference will address how the changes over the past year have impacted homeownership preservation, and if we are moving toward recovery from the foreclosure crisis.

October 13, 2009

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Confronting the Foreclosure Crisis in Indiana

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago sponsored a free half-day conference which focused on efforts in Indiana to address the foreclosure crisis using foreclosure prevention and community stabilization programs.
June 10, 2009

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Fair Lending/Fair Housing in the Foreclosure Crisis

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Iowa and Davenport Civil Rights Commissions sponsored a half-day symposium. This event was a continuation of a series of conferences and other meetings around the 7th Federal Reserve District (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin) to bring current information and informed discussions regarding the current mortgage/foreclosure crisis and the rights and resources available to local communities to deal with housing issues.

November 13, 2008

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NCIF Annual Development Banking Conference

The National Community Investment Fund (NCIF) sponsored its Annual Development Banking Conference to share experiences and contribute to the future of the community development finance industry. The NCIF Conference continued its focus on providing Actionable Strategies for Community Development Banks and Credit Unions that can be replicated to improve financial performance and enhance development impact. This Conference was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Bank of Chicago.
November 6-7, 2008 

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Examining Successful Collaborations and Ongoing Barriers to Foreclosure Prevention

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the University of Wisconsin Extension, and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority cosponsored a conference entitled, "Examining Successful Collaborations and Ongoing Barriers to Foreclosure Prevention." This conference was a continuation of a series of events that have been held in Wisconsin to address the issues and concerns surrounding Wisconsin's increasing number of foreclosures.
November 6, 2008

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Saving the American Dream: Preventing Foreclosure & Preserving Homeownership

The Consumer and Community Affairs Division sponsored a conference entitled "Saving the American Dream: Preventing Foreclosure and Preserving Homeownership" that was held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago –  Detroit Branch. This free conference was a continuation of efforts from the previous year to identify and promote information and resources available from regulatory agencies, financial institutions, government agencies and others to help mitigate the impact of foreclosures within the Detroit metro area.
October 16, 2008

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Wisconsin Moves Forward to Address Foreclosures

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the University of Wisconsin Extension and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority cosponsored an event during which participants continued to address the problems wrought by foreclosures in Wisconsin. This served as the joint plenary meeting for three separate task forces that are working on building an effective community response.

March 13, 2008

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An Informed Discussion of Nontraditional Mortgage Products and Escalating Foreclosures

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Consumer and Community Affairs Division cosponsorsed a conference with the University of Wisconsin Extension, and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) titled, “An Informed Discussion of Nontraditional Mortgage Products and Escalating Foreclosures.” The conference was held at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

December 11-12, 2007

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Strategies for Improving Economic Mobility of Workers

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Economic Research and Consumer and Community Affairs Departments in partnership with the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, held a conference that brought together researchers, community development practitioners and policymakers in an informed discussion regarding issues affecting the economic well being of low-income workers and vulnerable populations.

November 15-16, 2007

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What Will Sustain Rural Development: Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Consumer and Community Affairs division cosponsored a conference with The Land Institute and the Chicago Botanic Garden that provided a forum to explore the opportunity for developing affordable, renewable wind power and the potential impact on our Midwestern rural economies.

November 7, 2007

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Saving the American Dream

Michigan has consistently ranked among the top ten in foreclosures in the country. “Saving the American Dream” is a one-day conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago that will feature discussions with researchers, government officials and industry professionals on the impact of foreclosures in Michigan. Lenders and community leaders will share innovative strategies for foreclosure intervention.
October 16, 2007

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Community Development in Rural Wisconsin

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago partnered with Community Bankers of Wisconsin, CAP Services/WISCAP, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to host a conference on "Community Development in Rural Wisconsin." The conference was held at the Holiday Inn Stevens Point Convention Center.
June 27, 2007

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Financing Community Development: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future

A conference organized by the Community Affairs Officers of the Federal Reserve System.

March 29-30, 2007

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An Informed Discussion of Nontraditional Mortgage Products and Other Risks

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Consumer and Community Affairs Division, hosted a conference titled, "An Informed Discussion of Nontraditional Mortgage Products and Other Risks."
January 31, 2007

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