Community Development Events

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Upcoming Events

Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth & Opportunity
May 12–14, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join community development innovators and leaders for the sixth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference, which will feature stimulating discussions and engaging debates on the best ways to ensure that the benefits gained through economic recovery are widely shared. Sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation; Penn Institute for Urban Research; Fund for our Economic Future; Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh; and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Richmond, and St. Louis.

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Using Community Data to Enrich Community Development Efforts
May 20, 2014
At the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Learn how community data—data that are collected locally about local areas—are being used to enrich community development efforts in the Twin Cities region. Featuring presentations by the City of Minneapolis, the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, and others on a range of projects that demonstrate how innovative applications of community data can help local residents build better communities. Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs.

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Montana Housing Partnership Conference
Home on the Range: Montana Housing Opportunities
May 20–22, 2014
Miles City, MT

Network with industry professionals, lenders, and developers at this information-packed event, which will explore how to create an environment that ensures there are affordable housing opportunities across Montana—including the eastern half of the state, where the boom in energy production has led to skyrocketing housing costs. Sponsored by multiple partner organizations, including Stockman Bank, the Montana Department of Commerce, and NeighborWorks Montana.

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EMERGE: The Forum on Consumer Financial Services Innovation
(Formerly the Underbanked Financial Services Forum)
June 4–6, 2014
Los Angeles, California

Join leaders and innovators from across the financial services industry to explore fresh ideas for improving consumers’ financial health. Sponsored by the Center for Financial Services Innovation and American Banker.

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Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century
October 15–17, 2014
At Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Join national experts to share perspectives on transformative education and workforce development strategies and policies to improve opportunities for job seekers and meet the needs of employers. Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Kansas City and the J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University.

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