Monthly Archives: April 2017

Understanding the PCIT or What do Wauwatosa and Waltham have in Common?

By Susan Longworth, Taz George, and Mark O’Dell What do Wauwatosa, WI and Waltham, MA have in common? A new online data visualization instrument from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Community Development and Policy Studies division sheds light on … Continue reading

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What is Money Smart Week?

By Heather Greenwell, Outreach Program Team Lead, Public Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago   In an effort to focus consumer attention on the importance of managing personal finances, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago coordinates Money Smart Week (MSW) … Continue reading

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Looking for Progress in America’s Smaller Legacy Cities: A Report for Place-based Funders

By: Alicia Kitsuse, The Funders’ Network & Jeremiah P. Boyle, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago The Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, and New York recently released, in partnership with The Funders’ Network, a whitepaper presenting findings from a … Continue reading

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Community Advisory Council (CAC) Nominations are Now Open

By Jason Keller The Federal Reserve Board of Governors (the Board) announced on April 4, 2017, that it is accepting applications[1] from individuals who wish to be considered for membership on the Community Advisory Council (CAC). Community Development and Policies … Continue reading

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ABLE Accounts: Asset Development Tool for Disabled Individuals

By Marva Williams Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) works to improve the socioeconomic prospects of low- and moderate-income (LMI) people by helping to facilitate the flow of credit and financial services to their communities. This is accomplished by monitoring … Continue reading

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