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Community Development

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Community Development Department supports the Federal Reserve System’s economic growth and financial stability objectives by promoting programs and policies that stabilize neighborhoods, assist small businesses and improve the financial stability of low- and moderate-income households.
Upcoming and Past Events
Investing in What Matters

This event will focus on how to drive investments in outcomes in health, workforce development, education and housing.
April 26, 2018 | Dallas

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Dallas County Consumer Credit Forum

This event marked the release of a new Dallas Fed report on consumer credit and debt in Dallas County.
March 6, 2018 | Dallas Fed

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Reimagining the American Dream: Housing + Economic Opportunity

This event, co-hosted with HousingWorks Austin, convened real estate professionals, business leaders, housing and community development practitioners, and financial institutions.
Feb. 9, 2018 | Austin

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Investing in America’s Workforce

This event connected businesses, government, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations to reframe and reimagine workforce development.
Oct. 4-6, 2017 | Austin

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Featured Video
Understanding Small Business Conditions

How does the Dallas Fed stay informed on small business conditions?

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Federal Reserve System Community Development Resources
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In Focus
Healthy Communities: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations

This publication provides a roadmap of best practices in community development and a healthy communities framework that highlights the types of investments that are valuable both to financial institutions and their target communities.

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Las Colonias in the 21st Century

This study examines successes and challenges in infrastructure, housing, economic opportunity, education and health along the Texas–Mexico border.

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Building Wealth
Building Wealth

This guide is a financial education resource that provides an overview of wealth-building strategies for consumers, community leaders, teachers and students.

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