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While the topic of rising rents and displacement tends to focus on residential issues, we recognize an increased cost of real estate also has implications for nonprofit organizations. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is conducting a survey of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Los Angeles region to understand the scope of nonprofit displacement and how organizations are responding to the region’s challenging real estate market.

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Posted February 20, 2019

“Empowerment economics” is a multigenerational and culturally responsive approach to financial capability developed by and for low-income Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and other communities of color. This report offers a preliminary evaluation framework that is intended to make visible the innovative approaches and potential outcomes associated with empowerment economics.

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The Small Business Credit Survey is conducted through a national collaboration across the Federal Reserve System. It reveals timely information on small business financing needs, decisions, and outcomes.

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The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is committed to facilitating the availability of financial services and capital, consistent with safe and sound practices, by banks through training, roundtable convenings, and collaboration with community investment partners.

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Our team has broad expertise, including community development finance, small business development, data analysis, neighborhood revitalization, and Community Reinvestment Act application.



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