Livability and Jobs conference Welcoming Remarks

March 20, 2012

Welcoming Remarks (2:53)

Yvonne Sparks, senior manager with the St, Louis Fed's Community Development department, welcomes guest speakers to the "Livability and Jobs" conference, held March 20, 2012, as part of the St. Louis Fed's Exploring Innovation in Community Development Week. The event featured both national and local experts, and focused on the growing importance of livability – the sum of factors that make up a community's quality of life in crucial areas such as job creation and economic competitiveness.