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College, Careers for At-risk SF Bay Area Teens

Life Learning Academy Charter High School sits on beautiful and serene Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay. The public charter school is known for this idyllic setting, small student-teacher ratios, a rigorous academic program, and a reputation for putting at-risk Bay Area teens on paths to college and careers.

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Economic Letter

Disappointing Facts about the Black-White Wage Gap

Posted September 5, 2017

More than half a century since the Civil Rights Act, U.S. workers continue to experience different success depending on their race. Analysis shows that black men and women earn persistently lower wages than their white counterparts and that these gaps cannot be fully explained by differing age, education, job type, or location. Especially troubling is the growing unexplained portion of the divergence.

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From the President

Monetary Policy’s Role in Fostering Sustainable Growth

August 2, 2017

Remarks to the Economic Club of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada


Economic Outlook

August 14, 2017

Thomas M. Mertens, research advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, stated his views on the current economy and the outlook as of August 10, 2017.

From the Board

Beige Book

September 5, 2017

Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District

Joselyn Cousins helps build healthy communities across Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, catalyzing initiatives that benefit low- and moderate-income families.

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