The latest from the Fed’s community development teams and their collaborators.
Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff
Speakers from the Federal Reserve, FDIC, and OCC provide an overview of the interagency CRA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR).
Young Black woman looking at papers with postsecondary financing options
By PJ Tabit
Many students take on debt to pay for postsecondary education and training, but other options are available. Here's what experts told us at a recent conference.
CRA: Building Blocks for Change
By Benjamin Horowitz
The Community Reinvestment Act can help lenders chart a different future for low-and moderate-income neighborhoods. Here are four examples.
With major regulatory changes underway for the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), explore creative ways community partners and funders have worked together using CRA as a tool to drive change in communities.
Shareable data on small businesses can be hard to come by. Now you can download ready-to-use presentation slides about employer firms. They’re full of insights from the Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey, and available by owner race/ ethnicity, industry, state, and more.
This report provides a snapshot of how the COVID-19 pandemic affected low-and moderate-income people and communities, and the organizations serving them, in August 2021. Explore key findings for workforce development and job service entities.
How much could US state gross domestic product (GDP) grow by closing racial and gender gaps in the labor market? We simulate how much GDP would have increased annually by eliminating gaps in earnings, hours worked, educational attainment, and employment.
The 2022 Federal Reserve Community Development Research Seminar Series, Toward an Inclusive Recovery, will explore research illuminating issues critical to our economy and how the community development field can use findings to support a recovery that benefits everyone.
Federal Reserve community development researchers, analysts, and outreach specialists share what inspires and motivates them.
We want the Center for Indian Country Development to not only address short-term opportunities, but we also want to make sure our work has a positive impact on the next seven generations.
Minneapolis Fed
I often hear people say to me, ‘You have such a spark, you are so passionate about things.’ But I’ve seen the ups and downs in my life and my father’s life, and that keeps me motivated and passionate.
St. Louis Fed
[Rural child care providers] don’t see each other as rivals. They are people working to serve the families in their communities, and they want to know what the Fed can do to help them.
St. Louis Fed
The United States economy needs to work for everyone. We commit to doing our part, both in the work we produce and in how we engage with people and issues relating to race and racial inequity in America.