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The Community Development department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis devotes time to raise awareness of innovations in the community development field and to search for new ways to improve life in low- and moderate-income areas. Proceedings from past events are available below.


April 18, 2017

Social Purpose Real Estate Regional Conference

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Nov. 3, 2015

The Demographics of Wealth

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Oct. 7-8, 2015

529s and Child Savings Accounts: New Strategies To Promote Savings and Development for America's Children

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April 2-3, 2015

Ninth Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

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May 8-9, 2014

Research Symposium – The Balance Sheets of Younger Americans: Is the American Dream at Risk?

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Nov. 18, 2013

Generation Debt: The Promise, Perils and Future of Student Loans

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May 13, 2013

2013 Exploring Innovation Week: Community Development in Times of Austerity

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Feb. 5-7, 2013

Restoring Household Financial Stability After the Great Recession: Why Household Balance Sheets Matter

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October 25-26, 2012

Promising Pathways to Wealth-Building Financial Services

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May 3, 2012

CRA for Community-Based Organizations

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March 20, 2012

Livability and Jobs Conference

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November 3, 2011

Neighborhood Revitalization and the Business District

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October 31, 2011

St. Louis Neighborhood Market DrillDown

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May 9-11, 2011

2011 Exploring Innovation: A Conference on Community Development Finance

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November 10, 2010

2010 Exploring Innovation: Tapping New Sources and Exploring New Models for Community Development Finance

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August 26, 2010

2010 Exploring Innovation: Addressing the Achievement Gap and Fostering Community Leadership

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April 20, 2010

2010 Exploring Innovation: Restructuring and Retooling for the Future

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Exploring Innovation 2009 Conference: Innovation in Changing Times

Innovative Ideas for Revitalizing the LIHTC Market

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Exploring Innovation Week 2008


Exploring Innovation Conference 2007