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April 1, 2015 Richmond Fed and Partners Convene Discussion on EITC

Richmond Fed Research Director Kartik Athreya discussed the prevailing research on the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income families and households during a March 31 conference on economic inclusion. The Raleigh, North Carolina, event drew more than 100 experts, community development practitioners and government leaders, as well as banking and financial organizations.

Feb. 18, 2015 Richmond Fed Participates in Emerging Issues Forum

The 30th Annual Emerging Issues Forum, “Innovation Reconstructed,” drew more than 1,000 business, government and academic leaders, community development practitioners and economic development experts to Raleigh, N.C. The Feb. 9-10 forum is the signature event of the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University.

Jan. 16, 2015 Community Development Staff Co-Publishes Op-Ed in the Charleston Daily Mail

In December, Regional Community Development Manager Jennifer Giovannitti partnered with TechConnect West Virginia to publish an op-ed highlighting innovative ways to connect small business to capital. The strategies and opportunities they discuss are shared to help address challenges in obtaining early stage and seed capital.

Dec. 15, 2014 Making Our Communities A Better Place to Live

The Richmond Fed recently convened experts and practitioners in Baltimore to discuss the critical public policy issues affecting low-income populations.

Nov. 14, 2014 Richmond Fed Marks 100th Anniversary

One hundred years ago on November 16, 1914, the Richmond Fed opened for business in downtown Richmond with 16 employees.

Oct. 30, 2014 Forum Brings Bank Leaders to Asheville, N.C.

This fall’s regional forum brought Richmond Fed leaders to Asheville, North Carolina, in October to learn more about the area’s diversified economy and its workforce.

Sept. 30, 2014 A Century of Change: Charlotte, Banking and the Federal Reserve

In 1914, Charlotte was one of 37 cities that submitted a formal petition for a regional Reserve Bank. Though the North Carolina city was one of the smallest by population to compete, it held its own in terms of deposits per capita, reflecting a strong banking sector.

Sept. 16, 2014 Richmond City Council Honors Bank

Richmond City Council honored the Richmond Fed on September 8 with a resolution “on the momentous and historic occasion” of the Bank’s centennial.

July 22, 2014 Summer Camp Challenge Draws Local Kids and the Media

Local kids aged 5 through 13 are filling our Fed Experience exhibit as Summer Camp Challenge moves into full swing.

July 3, 2014 Richmond Fed Leaders Visit Lynchburg, Va.

Bank leaders learned about the wireless technology and manufacturing sectors, early childhood education and local workforce development programs during a two-day visit to Lynchburg, Va.

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