Community Highlights


April 13, 2017

Leslie Boney and Jeanne Milliken Bonds: Early investment in children is crucial

Leslie Boney, Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues, and Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Regional Community Development Team Leader at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, discuss early childhood education in North Carolina in an op-ed published in The Winston-Salem Journal.

Bonds in SC

March 1, 2017

South Carolina: Highlights From Midlands

Private and nonprofit developers, builders, financial institutions, local officials and housing organizations came together with the Richmond Fed, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Midlands Housing Trust Fund to discuss affordable housing.

Pay For Success Conference

Feb. 23, 2017

Virginia: Highlights From Charlottesville

The University of Virginia hosted a second learning conference on Pay for Success and Social Impact Finance in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond to create awareness about the PFS finance model and its potential application to addressing community issues.


Feb. 22, 2017

North Carolina: Highlights From Raleigh

The Emerging Issues Institute at North Carolina State University welcomed 400 attendees to the University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina, with a one-day focus forum.


Feb. 17, 2017

Maryland: Highlights From Columbia

At the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Maryland Financial Literacy Summit, organizations from both the public and private sector came together to improve access to financial education.

asset gathering

Feb. 16, 2017

North Carolina: Highlights from Winston-Salem

The North Carolina Assets Alliance, the Community Development department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Goodwill Industries in Winston-Salem presented breakout sessions on credit counseling, financial coaching, children’s savings accounts, wealth gaps and innovative economic tools.

Feb. 15, 2017

Virginia: Highlights From Richmond

Report on Virginia's Pay for Success Council

Presentation by Jeanne Bonds

Feb. 15, 2017

South Carolina: Highlights From Irmo

The innovative program “Learning from History: What the Community Development Past Can Tell Us About the Present” was presented by the Richmond Fed and the South Carolina Association of Community Economic Development (SCACED) in Irmo, SC.

Jeanne M. Bonds speaks at the FDIC.

Feb. 8, 2017

North Carolina: Highlights from Raleigh

Report on the Youth Savings Workshop

Triangle Housing Conference

Feb. 6, 2017

North Carolina: Highlights From the Research Triangle Region

Report on the Triangle Regional Housing Summit

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