Every Zip Code Has a Story: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco launches special edition of Zip Code Economies

New podcast episodes reveal diverse stories of hope from micro-economies within the Twelfth District during the pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is launching a special edition of Zip Code Economies, a podcast hosted by the Bank’s President and CEO, Mary C. Daly. Season 1.5 of Zip Code Economies uncovers stories of hope gathered during the pandemic. These stories put a human face to micro-economies within the nine Western states of the Federal Reserve’s Twelfth District.

Across five episodes, Zip Code Economies Season 1.5 revisits some of the most memorable people featured in Season 1 of the podcast. The conversations center on how people are processing the COVID-19 pandemic and recent racial and social injustices.

Today, the Bank is releasing the first episode of the new five-part season. Launch dates for the upcoming episodes are listed below:

Location Episode Launch Date
East Palo Alto, CA 1 Monday, March 1, 2021
Salt Lake City, UT 2 Monday, March 8, 2021
Honolulu, HI 3 Monday, March 15, 2021
Firebaugh, CA 4 Monday, March 22, 2021
San Diego, CA 5 Monday, March 29, 2021

To listen and subscribe to the podcast, visit zipcodeeconomies.org or look for Zip Code Economies on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and wherever you stream your podcasts.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.