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Community Development

The Dallas Fed’s Community Development team promotes the economic resilience and mobility of low- and moderate-income individuals, families and communities. Learn more about us.
Upcoming and Recent Events
Banking and the Economy

This forum for minorities in banking will provide industry insights and professional development opportunities.
Sept. 26-27, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

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Digital Inclusion Summit

This event will convene local leaders to discuss collaborative approaches to achieving digital equity and inclusion for all Dallas communities.
Aug. 6, 2019 | Dallas

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Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class

This Federal Reserve System conference shared research on emerging trends in community development.
May 9-10, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

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Financial Wellness and Innovation Summit

This event will highlight collaborative solutions to improve the financial capability and well-being of Texans.
April 25, 2019 | Austin

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More Publications
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Seizing the Opportunity for Equitable and Inclusive Redevelopment

This report highlights lessons learned from continued recovery efforts in Galveston, Texas, following Hurricane Ike, which can inform communities currently rebuilding after recent natural disasters.

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Consumer Credit Trends for Dallas County

This report presents an analysis of current county- and ZIP code-level credit conditions for Dallas—data not readily available from other sources.

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Federal Reserve System Community Development Resources
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The Scarcity of Texas Affordable Housing

This issue of the Community Outlook Series uses survey data and qualitative interviews to assess successes and challenges in housing for low- and moderate-income families across Texas.

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Regional Talent Pipelines: Collaborating with Industry to Build Opportunities in Texas

This report takes an in-depth look at how Texas communities are creating advancement opportunities for lower-skilled workers and helping jobseekers adapt to a changing labor market.

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New Era for Payday Lending: Regulation, Innovation and the Road Ahead

This article provides an overview of the latest in Texas' payday lending field and low-cost alternatives.

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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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Frameworks for Bank-Community Partnerships
Weathering the Storm

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Engaging Workforce Development

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Healthy Communities

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Closing the Digital Divide

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