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Take the Small Business Credit Survey!

If you own or manage a business that has 500 or fewer employees, you’re invited to take the Federal Reserve Banks’ 2018 Small Business Credit Survey. Share your insights about current business and credit conditions! For more information and to take the survey, click here.

San Francisco Fed explores the intersection of community development and mental health

A new issue of Community Development Innovation Review from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco highlights the profound connections among poverty, place, and poor mental health and presents opportunities for community development to play a role in mental health promotion. The articles explore emerging themes such as the prevalence of trauma, community resilience in the face of climate change, and the power of arts and culture to engage and activate a community.

Minneapolis Fed to host Innovation in Early Childhood Development and K-12 Education conference

This convening in the Twin Cities on October 23–24, 2018, will highlight innovations in early childhood development programs and K-12 schools. Sponsored by Community Development and the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute.

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Save the date for the Fed’s 2019 Community Development Research Conference

Mark your calendars for May 9–10, 2019, in Washington, D.C., when the Federal Reserve System will host its eleventh biennial Community Development Research Conference. Theme: Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class. Registration details will be available later this year.