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Connecting Communities: Opportunity Zones: Understanding the Potential of the new Community Development Tax Incentive

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Thu., July 26, 2018
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.



Join this free Connecting Communities® webinar to learn about the new Opportunity Zones tax incentive, which aims to drive long-term equity capital to distressed communities by providing tax benefits on investments in Opportunity Funds. Speakers will provide details on how the tax incentive is expected to work and highlight emerging national and local strategies to engage residents around how these funds are deployed in their communities.

Presenters include:

  • Rachel Reilly, Director, Impact Investing, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Eric Robertson, President, Communtiy LIFT
  • Amanda Roberts, Senior Community Development Analyst, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
  • Daniel Davis, Community Development Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (moderator)

Participation is free, but preregistration is required.

The Connecting Communities® webinar series is a Federal Reserve System initiative providing a national audience with timely information on emerging and important community and economic development topics. All sessions are recorded and archived on the Connecting Communities® website.



Community development practitioners, nonprofit organizations, policymakers



Deadline: July 26, 2018

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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