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Community Highlights

March 31, 2021

The Richmond Fed went to Greenville and Spartanburg County, South Carolina to learn about local business achievements and efforts to foster equity and economic mobility.

March 23, 2021

Richmond Fed Community Affairs Officer Christy Cleare shares why it's important to learn firsthand how CDFIs are faring and what they need to continue supporting underserved communities.

Christy Cleare

March 2, 2021

The Richmond Fed participated in an Investor Convening hosted by Opportunity Appalachia to connect projects in Central Appalachian Opportunity Zones with potential investors.

Feb. 23, 2021

President Tom Barkin recently visited parts of northeastern South Carolina to connect with workforce leaders and community members about how the region has been faring.

Feb. 16, 2021

The Richmond Fed’s Community Development team is raising awareness about opportunities to help low-wage workers overcome setbacks as they earn more income.

Jan. 13, 2021

Tiffany Hollin-Wright and Erika Bell provide an overview of the benefits cliff, which can occur when workers who receive public assistance from the government earn a raise and then discover they make too much money to continue receiving help. They also discuss how the Richmond Fed's Community Development team and its collaborators are addressing this challenge.

Dec. 8, 2020

The Richmond Fed's Regional Economists and Community Development team joined President Tom Barkin in exploring small towns and cities throughout our District during 2020.

Oct. 7, 2020

Tiffany Hollin-Wright discusses the work being done by Community Development staff at the Richmond Fed and in the Federal Reserve to respond to current health and economic crises, in particular their disproportionate impact on communities of color. Hollin-Wright manages the Bank's community development programs in Virginia and West Virginia.

July 27, 2020

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Robins Foundation and the City of Richmond’s Office of Community Wealth Building to host a webinar on Thursday, July 30 that offers solutions for increasing payoffs for workers, employers and taxpayers.

July 20, 2020

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond will spend the next two weeks supporting digital access opportunities in Baltimore and community programs in Washington, D.C., that are seeking to assist individuals impacted by COVID-19.

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