Exploring Innovation in Community Development Webinars

This webinar series from the Community Development department at the St. Louis Fed allows community development professionals from across the Eighth Federal Reserve District to connect with industry experts to hear and discuss current developments and initiatives. Topics vary and are of interest to economic development professionals, financial institution representatives, community advocates and policymakers. Recent sessions include:

Financial Capability and Inclusion

Part 1 – Promoting Financial Capability in the Workplace

Both the audio and the presentation for all sessions are archived at

Consumer Credit Explorer (CCE)

This new interactive data tool enables users to explore national, state and regional trends in consumer credit use from 2005–2015. The CCE allows users to focus on key credit use indicators related to mortgage debt, auto debt, student loan debt, debt collections and others. Visit

Leadership Online for Today

This new interactive program allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community or organization. It includes 11 online sessions, each with a specific focus. The program was developed with the intent to prepare emerging leaders to effect positive community change. Experienced leadership coaches guide the learning process by posing questions and helping members make progress toward their goals. Registration information can be found at

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