Community Development Events
Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities
2017 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference
March 23–24, 2017 Washington, D.C.
“Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities” is the tenth biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference. This event explored the interplay between the development of children and their communities. High-quality and emerging research from multiple disciplines was presented in a dialogue with policymakers and community practitioners.
Research presented and discussion focused on three areas:
- Early childhood development
- Education and workforce
- Community conditions
- Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Chair
- Geoffrey Canada, CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone
For More Information
Email CDConference@mpls.frb.org with any questions.