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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 America’s Workforce

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

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Leadership in Action for Stronger Communities

This event will explore critical leadership and performance-building practices for organizations working to improve economic stability for LMI communities in North Texas.
Aug. 31, 2017 | Dallas Fed

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Strong Foundations

This Federal Reserve System research conference explored the interplay between the development of children and their communities.
March 23-24, 2017 | Washington, D.C.

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Digital Inclusion Summit

This event highlighted collaborative approaches to address limited broadband access and related obstacles in underserved communities
March 1, 2017 | San Antonio

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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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