Caregiving, women in the labor market, and economic recovery—learnings and data from our research seminar

Mom gives daughter a math lesson, caregiving at home
The pandemic highlighted the important role of caregivers in the economy, but it also heightened their struggles.
Diverse toddlers play at child care
Lack of affordable, high-quality child care prevents many individuals from going back to work after the COVID-19 pandemic—and from entering the job market altogether. In Delaware, first-hand insights from parents, employers, and small business owners inform solutions to easing child care challenges in the state.
Entrepreneur stands outside holding open sign
Corporate diversity programs often talk about helping people "get invited to the party and also dance." However, entrepreneurs want to "start their own parties" and equitably. Here's how communities can support them.
Perspectives from Main Street
The spread of COVID-19 and the many efforts to slow it are impacting communities throughout the nation. To best respond to this crisis, information is needed about the scope and scale of challenges in various communities. This report offers findings of a survey designed to collect information on the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income people and communities and the entities serving them. The survey was fielded by eight national partners and the Federal Reserve System's community development function.
Aquatic Therapy of Chinatown, Philadelphia, PA
CDFI helps two business owners in Philadelphia's Chinatown find a lifeline, and a partner, right in their own backyard.
Green single family home with red steps
When making decisions about distributing emergency pandemic-relief funds to distressed homeowners, state officials are using a new tool to identify where those funds are needed most.
SBCS 2021 Non-employer Firms Survey
Help inform policy conversations and decision-making. Take the Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey, open September 8-November 19, 2021.
Goodwill TulsaWorks
From job training and industry-recognized skills certificates to job placement services and financial literacy education, get to know one program helping low- and moderate-income residents of Oklahoma and southwest Missouri enter the workforce.
Eviction Notice
A growing number of states and cities have passed laws that say low-income tenants have the right to counsel when they’re facing eviction. Most come with funds to implement the right to counsel. 
Labor Market Equity Simulation FAQs
While answers to many common questions can be found in our detailed methods, here are additional responses […]