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News and Notes

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.

Submit a paper for the Fed’s 2019 Community Development Research Conference

Do you conduct research on the factors that influence the financial and socioeconomic status of individuals and families? Submit an abstract by October 9, 2018, for Renewing the Promise of the Middle Class, the eleventh biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference, which will be held on May 9–10, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Further details about the call for papers are available here; to submit an extended abstract or draft paper for consideration, click here. Registration details for the conference will be available later this year.

Federal Reserve Banks launch Fed Small Business website

Visit this one-stop source for small-business-related research and data, including findings from the Federal Reserve Banks’ annual Small Business Credit Survey.

Reinventing Our Communities 2018

Register now: 2018 Reinventing Our Communities conference

October 1–3, Baltimore

Register now for the 2018 Reinventing Our Communities conference, at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. Theme: Investing in Opportunity. For conference updates and the latest news, follow the conference on Twitter at #Reinventing18.

Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and Richmond, and Johns Hopkins 21st Century Cities Initiative. Cosponsors include the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis, New York, and St. Louis.