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Community Highlights

July 23, 2021

The Richmond Fed’s Community Conversations program visited the Eastern Panhandle recently to learn more about the region’s economic growth and efforts to promote workforce development.

May 24, 2021

Through Community Conversations, Richmond Fed leaders connected with business, civic and community leaders in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to learn about the town's opportunities and challenges.

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 explain "benefits cliffs" ― when workers receiving public assistance earn a raise and then are disqualified from receiving government help.

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 how our Community Development staff is addressing the disproportionate impact of the health and economic crises on communities of color.

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