Contributor: Cleveland Fed

January 2023 Community Perspectives and Conditions
By Federal Reserve Community Development Staff
Here’s what nonprofit and community leaders, and workforce professionals serving lower-income people, shared with the Federal Reserve for the Beige Book.
Construction worker cutting wood in outside workspace
By Jessica King
Workers with jobs that offer stability, mobility, and support tend to stay with employers longer, and are less likely to leave the labor market.
2022 Perspectives from Main Street Survey Findings
By Nishesh Chalise, Violeta Gutkowski, Heidi Kaplan
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 in 2022.
Illustration of diverse group of people
By Teesha Miller, Emily Garr Pacetti
The Federal Reserve Beige Book covers a variety of perspectives on economic matters Fed decisionmakers use to guide their monetary policy decisions. Here's what you need to know about new sections that highlight conditions in low- and moderate-income communities.
Woman reading eviction notice in kitchen
By Hal Martin
What's the relationship among trends in local market conditions, policies enacted to protect renters, and local eviction filings? Here’s what the data tell us.
Grand Opening, Frogtown Square, 2011
By Jennifer Wilding
Experience Investment Connection—from pitch to impact—with small business owners, community organizers, and bankers, and the Federal Reserve community development experts bringing them together.
Family-owned small business
By Dell Gines
Access to credit is vital for small businesses. The Federal Reserve's annual Small Business Credit Survey provides critical data and insights for policymakers, small business support program managers.
Perspectives from Main Street
By Nishesh Chalise, Daniel Paul Davis, Michael Grover, Violeta Gutkowski, David Kaufmann, Karen Leone de Nie
Throughout 2020, the Federal Reserve surveyed nonprofits, financial institutions, government agencies, and other community organizations to understand the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income communities and the entities serving them. Here's what they found.
Opportunity Occupations Revisited
By Fed Communities Staff
Get insights about opportunity occupations, jobs that pay a good wage without requiring a four-year college degree, in 121 metro areas.
Opportunity Occupations: Joining the Workforce
By Fed Communities Staff
Toledo, Ohio has the nation's highest share of good jobs that don't require a Bachelor's degree. Our video series explores what's working.