The Richmond Fed recently convened experts and practitioners in Baltimore to discuss the critical public policy issues affecting low-income populations.
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.
One hundred years ago on November 16, 1914, the Richmond Fed opened for business in downtown Richmond with 16 employees.
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.
Richmond City Council honored the Richmond Fed on September 8 with a resolution “on the momentous and historic occasion” of the Bank’s centennial.
Local kids aged 5 through 13 are filling our Fed Experience exhibit as Summer Camp Challenge moves into full swing.
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.
In coordination with Community Development offices across the Federal Reserve System, our Bank’s Community Development office has helped launch FedCommunities.org.
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.
“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.