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Community Highlights

May 1, 2018

Regional: Highlights From Appalachia

In January, more than 30 public, private and nonprofit stakeholders from Appalachia and beyond took part in the Appalachia Health Investment Design Forum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's branch in Charlotte, North Carolina.

April 13, 2018

Virginia: Highlights From Norfolk

Mark Mullinix, first vice president, and Jeanne Milliken Bonds, senior manager, regional community development, traveled to the region for a day trip to engage in a conversation with the community about economic strategies, resiliency and Opportunity Zones.

Feb. 7, 2018

North Carolina: Highlights From Asheville

How can western North Carolina, as a region, grow the talent needed by local employers, while simultaneously improving region-wide economic mobility for the people of the region?

Jan. 29, 2018

North Carolina: Highlights From Chapel Hill

In October, more than 150 key stakeholders participated in a robust roundtable discussion on the growing opioid epidemic in North Carolina, and more specifically on the toll it takes on the state’s economy.

Jan. 26, 2018

North Carolina: Highlights from Wilmington

The Self-Help Credit Union and the Richmond Fed’s Community Development department presented a program in Wilmington, North Carolina, with a focus on building regional food systems.

Jan. 22, 2018

North Carolina: Highlights From Raleigh

The N.C. Business Resource Alliance, a statewide collaboration of more than 30 technical assistance, funding, research and policy organizations, meets monthly on topics of interest to the members.

Jan. 18, 2018

Maryland: Highlights From Prince George’s County

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Community Development Network of Maryland hosted a full-day workshop on September 28, 2017, on potential land banks in Maryland.

Jan. 18, 2018

Highlights from the District: Economic Inclusion and Southern Cities

In October of 2017, a multi-city group led by the Annie E Casey Foundation, the City of Richmond and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond met in Richmond for three days to think about the strategies, policies, data and best practices of economic inclusion.

Jan. 17, 2018

Virginia: Highlights from Richmond

Virginia healthcare experts, community development professionals, bankers, philanthropists and other leaders met at the Richmond Fed in 2017 to discuss community finance through the lens of health.

Dec. 12, 2017

South Carolina: Highlights From Aiken

A roundtable discussion on affordable housing was held in Aiken, South Carolina, a city only 20 miles from the thriving city of Augusta, Georgia.

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