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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
Strong Foundations

This Federal Reserve System research conference will explore 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 will highlight collaborative approaches to address limited broadband access and related obstacles in underserved communities
March 1, 2017 | San Antonio

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Creating Texas-Sized Social Impact

This convening gathered grantmakers from across the state to explore social impact approaches that go beyond traditional philanthropy.
Dec. 9, 2016 | Houston

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Housing + Health

This summit examined challenges and opportunities around creating and investing in vibrant, healthy, mixed-income communities.
Nov. 17, 2016 | Austin

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Federal Reserve System Community Development Resources
Fed Communities


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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