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Upcoming Chicago Fed conference: Labor Issues Facing Agriculture and the Rural Midwest

by David Oppedahl On November 17, 2015, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Upjohn Institute will hold a conference to explore labor issues affecting agriculture and the rural Midwest. The conference will be preceded on November 16, 2015, … Continue reading

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Preview of the upcoming Summit on Inner City Economic Development in Detroit

By Martin Lavelle In a recent blog, I shared my observations about Pittsburgh’s efforts to revitalize its urban core. Then, I analyzed the extent to which Pittsburgh’s turnaround can serve as a model for Detroit as its city leaders and … Continue reading

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What’s Missing? How Bankers and Community Development Finance Practitioners Can Reach Diverse Business Owners and Neighborhoods in Detroit

By Robin Newberger and Maude Toussaint-Comeau The Minority Capital Access forum in October 2014, hosted by the Community Development and Policy Studies Department, brought together panels of experts to reflect on recent efforts in Detroit to support small business owners, … Continue reading

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Healthy Communities – Milwaukee

By Steven Kuehl Building off the 2013 Healthy Communities Chicago Regional Summit, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be cohosting a conference, “Healthy Communities – Milwaukee,” on December 2, 2014, that explores the converging visions of community and economic … Continue reading

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Woodstock Institute is turning 40!

Forty years ago Aaron and Sylvia Scheinfeld decided to take action since they were unhappy with redlining, predatory lending, and inequality in access to credit and financial services that plagued the Chicago region. Since 1973 Woodstock has lived by its … Continue reading

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Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium Presentations are Posted

The Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium was held at the Chicago Fed on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. The Community and Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) department has had many requests for the related white paper, data, and presentations and all three … Continue reading

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Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium Summary

The Community Development and Policy Studies division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted the Industrial Cities Initiative (ICI) Symposium on February 28, 2012. More than 50 economists, community and economic development professionals, city representatives, and analysts from business, … Continue reading

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Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium has a New Date

Our Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium has a new date. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, December 13, 2011, the event will now take place at the Chicago Fed on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. The event is being delayed so that all 10 … Continue reading

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