Contributor: Cleveland Fed

Worker Voices
By Sarah Miller, Merissa Piazza, Ashley Putnam, Kristen Broady
Have questions about Worker Voices? Get to know the methodology, coding approach, community-based participatory research principles employed, and limitations; statistics on participant demographics; and the facilitation guide questions used.
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By Gabriella Chiarenza
Homeownership is an onramp to wealth for some Americans. For others, buying a house is out of reach. Here’s one way to pinpoint who is getting their foot in the door, and where.
Community Perspectives and Conditions April 2023
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 April 2023 Beige Book.
Female worker at coffee shop ringing out customer
By Fed Communities Staff
Find out how small businesses are dealing with hiring challenges, supply chain disruptions, and rising costs, plus what credit access gaps remain now that pandemic-related funding programs have ended. Watch or listen on demand.
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By Leilani Barnett, Bonnie Blankenship, Jonathan Kivell, Carmi Recto
Creating affordable housing in low- and moderate-income communities in the United States is a major challenge. Find out how some districts are addressing the issue.
March 2023 Community Perspectives, 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.
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.
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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.