We envision a healthy and inclusive economy in which all people can fully participate, and no one is left behind.
Survey: Understanding Climate-Related Risks Faced by Low- and Moderate-Income Communities and Communities of Color
Climate shocks and stresses create and exacerbate personal and financial risks for marginalized communities. We’re surveying community development practitioners in the Twelfth Federal Reserve District to understand how climate-related risks affect communities and what they need to remain economically stable and thrive in the face of climate-related events.
Community Development Innovation Review
Understanding Community Development Financial Institutions and their Impact in Low- and Moderate-Income Neighborhoods
This issue of the Community Development Innovation Review is a collection of research papers designed to expand our understanding of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and their impacts in vulnerable communities across the country.
As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which offers conditionally forgivable loans to small businesses. These PPP Snapshots provide data profiles of where PPP loans went in each of the nine states that comprise the Twelfth Federal Reserve District: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
Access to affordable child care is crucial to parents’ ability to participate in the workforce. However, in many places—especially lower-income communities and communities of color—affordable child care isn’t available to meet this need.
Did You Know?
We listen to our communities to better understand on-the-ground economic conditions throughout the Twelfth Federal Reserve District.
"Donut kids" is a term coined by the children of Cambodian-American donut shop owners to acknowledge their shared identities growing up in and around donut shops. This photo series highlights their voices and experiences.