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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.

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.

Oct. 30, 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.

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.

June 30, 2014


In coordination with Community Development offices across the Federal Reserve System, our Bank’s Community Development office has helped launch

June 18, 2014

Charlotte Data Day Draws Experts, Policymakers and Community Leaders

Housing data, trends and analysis for the Charlotte region was at the core of the second annual Charlotte Data Day held June 17. The event, which was hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, featured more than a dozen presentations and workshops by regional and national experts, policymakers and community leaders.

June 17, 2014

Reinventing Older Communities

“Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth and Opportunity” — a biennial conference that this year incorporated the last of the four-part Rust Belt series that the Richmond Fed’s Community Development office helped organize — examined how communities can promote economic growth in ways that benefit all residents.

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