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Program on Economic Inclusion

Explore the programs, people, and events that inform the work we do to support economic opportunity for all.

Ongoing efforts to engage

Community Advisory Council

Made up of diverse experts and community leaders, our CAC helps inform us about current and emerging economic and social issues and trends impacting underserved and lower-income individuals and communities in the region we serve.


The FedTalk series brings together our own and industry experts, local businesses, community organizations, policymakers, and engaged citizens to discuss current research on and explore possible solutions to a variety of issues affecting the communities and people we serve.

Investment Connection

Through an online proposal portal and networking events, Investment Connection brings community organizations together with bankers and other funders to address the current and future needs of low- and moderate-income, distressed, and underserved communities.

In case you missed it

June 30, 2021

Discussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom: COVID's Impact on Economic Well-being

Please join us for the fourth Federal Reserve Education event in the Discussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom series. We’ve invited industry experts and well-known researchers and economists to share their views on how racial inequality impacts economic mobility and opportunity and the economy as a whole.

June 23–25, 2021

Policy Summit 2021: Pathways to Economic Resilience in Our Communities

Our biennial regional conference will focus on economic resilience and equity and how they unfold in communities of different sizes and compositions. The event will highlight the policies and practices that support or hinder people in our most vulnerable communities from being able to prepare for, adapt to, and respond to shocks and stresses. The effects of COVID-19 and racial injustice will be front and center across a range of topic areas, including but not limited to small business, workforce, and housing.