Community Development Events

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Upcoming Events


Montana Financial Education Coalition 2014 Conference and Resource Fair: Financial Security for a Lifetime!
April 28–29, 2014
Helena, Montana

Choose from a broad range of workshops on the latest issues and programs in financial education, such as retiring with dignity, preventing fraud and abuse, and empowering low- and moderate-income households. Featuring a keynote presentation by noted financial author and journalist Jean Chatzky.

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The Balance Sheets of Younger Americans: Is the American Dream at Risk?
May 8–9, 2014
St. Louis, Missouri

A research symposium on the daunting economic challenges younger Americans face in the wake of the Great Recession. Featuring a keynote by Neil Howe, a renowned expert on generations and social change. Sponsored by the Center for Household Financial Stability, the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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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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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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