The Fed’s community development experts share the inspirations and motivations behind their work.
It’s like we have two Bay Areas: one where people have opportunities, and one where people are working hard to get ahead, but economic, social, and educational systems are failing them.
San Francisco Fed
Academically, I was in the top 10 percent of African American students in the nation. Not one time was I told anything about owning a business, owning a house, owning stock.
Kansas City Fed
[Fred Rogers] gave me a small book, a trolley, and a card, and he wished me luck. The wishes and luck are blessings I carry with me into places and spaces where I hope to make positive changes.
Board of Governors
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