May 8 programs for students, educators at Cincinnati Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

May 8, 10 am to 1 pm, Cincinnati Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Thirty-six high school seniors involved in the Cincinnati School District’s M.O.R.E. initiative will be participating in a program at the Cincinnati Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. The program will include a financial literacy lesson, a tour of the branch, and remarks by LaVaughn Henry, vice president and senior regional officer, who heads up the Reserve Bank’s Cincinnati Office.

M.O.R.E. - Men Organized, Respectful and Educated, is an initiative designed to nurture academic success and strong character development among African-American and other at-risk young men in the Cincinnati public school district.

May 8, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Cincinnati Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Six Cincinnati-area high school teachers will be participating in “Evening at the Fed,” a workshop for educators hosted by the Cincinnati Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in partnership with the University of Cincinnati’s Economics Center. In addition to providing information about free Federal Reserve resources for educators, the workshop will feature a presentation by Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland senior economic advisor Owen Humpage on gold and its place in monetary policy history. Speakers will also include LaVaughn Henry, vice president and senior regional officer, who heads up the Reserve Bank’s Cincinnati Office.

Teachers attending the program represent Anderson High School, Mason High School, Walnut Hills High School, and St. Ursula Academy.

About the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., comprise the Federal Reserve System. As part of the nation’s central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of U.S. monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and the U.S. Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. For more information, go to www.clevelandfed.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@ClevelandFed).

The Cincinnati Branch is located at 150 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.