Fed Access Podcast: Access to Healthy Neighborhoods
Hear about an organization that works with residents to build healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods. Read more...
Invest in Results Because Outcomes Matter (San Francisco)
June 13, 2017
San Francisco, CA
Join the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Nonprofit Finance Fund for the launch of the new book, What Matters: Investing in Results to Build Strong, Vibrant Communities. This event kicks off a national dialogue around outcomes-based funding. Speakers include Nancy Andrews, Fred Blackwell, and Carla Javits. Read more...
National Fund for Workforce Solutions 2017 Leadership Convening
June 15-16, 2017
The Leadership Convening is a unique chance to meet with community and business leaders from across the country for a critical conversation on how we can help our workers, businesses, and communities succeed. 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...
The Banking and Unbanking of America: What's Behind the Choices and What are the Options?
June 20, 2017
St. Louis, MO
Across many communities in the United States, there are more alternative financial service (AFS) providers (e.g., payday lenders, check-cashing sites) than there are Starbucks and McDonald’s combined. Despite their higher fees and risks than traditional financial institutions, the AFS market appeals to one in five St. Louisans considered “underbanked” and is often a provider of choice for the one in 12 St. Louisans who have no relationship with a mainstream bank. What’s driving these choices? What role does financial decision-making have in financial health? And how are local service providers and financial institutions responding to the needs of the unbanked and underbanked in St. Louis? We will explore these questions with Lisa Servon, author of The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives, who examines the counterintuitive but seemingly rational appeal of the AFS industry for some members of our communities. Register now...
National Summit for Inclusive Communities
July 20-21, 2017
The Building One America Summit will involve local leaders and federal and state policy makers to seek bipartisan solutions to the unique but common challenges around housing, schools and infrastructure facing America’s metropolitan regions and its diverse middle-class communities. Register now...
Philadelphia NeighborWorks Training Institute
August 14-18, 2017
Join us to explore the city, build connections with colleagues in the field and select from over 100 professional development courses. Register now...
Invest in Results Because Outcomes Matter (DC)
September 12, 2017
Join the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Nonprofit Finance Fund for the launch of the new book, What Matters: Investing in Results to Build Strong, Vibrant Communities. This event kicks off a national dialogue around outcomes-based funding. Read more...
Investing in America's Workforce
October 4-6, 2017
The "Investing in America's Workforce" initiative and conference aims to connect businesses, government, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations to rethink policy and investments, attract new resources and improve economic mobility for workers. Read more...