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Community Development Events

Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class

2019 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

Washington, D.C.

This event is a biennial Federal Reserve conference that brings together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to discuss important issues faced by lower-income communities.

The 2019 conference, "Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class," shared research on: 

  • Emerging trends in education, labor practices, entrepreneurship, housing, credit, debt and wealth
  • Policy innovations and legacies that hinder or support an inclusive middle class
  • Actions by government agencies, financial institutions, community groups, nonprofits and businesses to create new and enduring paths to the middle class
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