Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
These policy briefings bring together researchers and practitioners engaged in a wide range of community and economic development arenas to discuss conditions and trends in low-income communities and the policy responses needed to expand opportunity in distressed areas.
Community Development and Schools
August 13, 2012
This event brought together experts in education, affordable housing, regional planning, community development finance, and policy to discuss how the community development and education sectors can better collaborate to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for low- and moderate-income students.
The Suburbanization of Poverty
April 16, 2012
This briefing focused on rising suburban poverty and the phenomenon's implications for public policy and community development. The event highlighted the latest research on the topic and offered a chance to hear how local organizations are responding to suburban poverty in the Bay Area.
Inclusive Economic Recovery: A Policy Briefing Series
May 2009 - October 2009
This series aims to bring together a wide range of community and economic development stakeholders to discuss the policies that are needed to ensure that opportunities for low-income communities expand in tandem with broader economic recovery efforts.