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The View from Main Street: What Communities Need to Recover from the Pandemic


Join us February 16 for a Fed Communities conversation that highlights ways the Fed's community development work can inform and bolster communities' recovery. Fed Communities is the first stop for Federal Reserve community development information which seeks to amplify the Fed's work in low-and-moderate income communities and other underserved areas.

Two years after the first reported cases of SARS COVID-19, economic recovery is finally underway. The pandemic to date has claimed the lives of more than 5 million people worldwide and crippled global markets. For US communities that struggled pre-pandemic, the road ahead is even more challenging. What's the best way for these communities to build economic mobility and resilience for their residents and businesses?

Topics include:

The Federal Reserve has research, data, tools, and expertise applicable to key challenges facing communities today. Learn how you and the communities you serve can benefit from the Fed's work on these issues.

Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for questions from the audience.
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  • Lisa Vidacs, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Alfreda Norman, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Alex Ruder, Principal Advisor, Community and Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Emily Wavering Corcoran, Program manager of the Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS), Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

When & Where

February 16, 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Online Webinar