Community Development Events

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Upcoming Events

Food Access Summit 2014: Organize for Equity
October 29-30, 2014
Duluth, MN

This gathering of professionals who work to improve access to healthy food for underserved populations in Minnesota will provide policy tools, training, and action-oriented ideas to make the food system more equitable for all. Sponsored by more than a dozen partner organizations, including AARP, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, and Emergency Foodshelf Network.

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2014 Minnesota Healthy Communities Conference:
Measuring Our Impact

November 4, 2014

Join national and regional leaders in the health and community development sectors to explore joint efforts for building healthier communities. This third annual Minnesota Healthy Communities convening will focus on frameworks and measurements for assessing how community development projects influence community health. Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, LISC Twin Cities, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation, Healthy Futures Fund, Wilder Research, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Registration and additional information


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2015 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference
Economic Mobility: Research and Ideas on Strengthening Families, Communities, and the Economy
April 2–3, 2015
Washington, D.C.

Have profound economic forces changed how people move up the economic ladder in the U.S.? Join the debate and hear high-quality, emerging research on how people and communities get ahead, where impediments exist, how factors such as inequality play a role, and what has changed over time. Featuring remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

Registration details will be posted on the conference information page


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2015 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality
June 18–19, 2015

Join academics, bankers, practitioners, and policymakers from across the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest for this policy conversation on key issues affecting our communities. Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Richmond.

Registration details will be posted on the conference information page



Movin' on up, fedgazette, October 2014