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Healthy Communities

Hard-Hit Child Care Industry May Need Multisector Response to Revive and Thrive

Millions of U.S. workers have lost their jobs during the pandemic. When they are ready to return to work, their child care options may be few.

February 11, 2021

How Can You Close the Digital Divide in Your Community? Start with a Needs Assessment

The shape of the digital divide is different in each community. Affordability, infrastructure, lack of devices or skills, and low awareness of the internet’s benefits can all be factors.

September 14, 2020

Communities Step Up to Address Economic Impact of COVID-19

At local and national levels, nonprofits, government agencies, funders and financial institutions are all working to mitigate this economic shock for households and businesses.

April 01, 2020

COVID-19 and CRA: Fed Issues Guidance on Helping Communities Through the Crisis

To help support economic resiliency, we are providing Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) consideration for banking and lending activities in response to COVID-19.

March 27, 2020

March 6 Summit to Explore Connection Between Housing and Access to Opportunity

Research shows that life expectancy in Texas differs as much as 30 years depending on the ZIP code in which someone lives.

February 24, 2020

Dallas Faces a Gaping Digital Divide When It Comes to Economic Inclusion

In the city of Dallas, about 42 percent of households lack a fixed connection to the internet. What does this mean for our neighbors’ economic future? How can we close the digital divide?

December 20, 2019

Healthy Communities

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.

November 21, 2016

Promoting the economic resilience and mobility of underserved communities.

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