Workforce Development

Our workforce development programs and research promote community growth and opportunity by providing successful models for employment and training programs.

Our work

Investing in America's Workforce

Examine workforce development as an investment that provides returns to workers, businesses and their communities.

Engaging Workforce Development: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations

This resource provides banks, and organizations interested in partnering with them, information on how the Community Reinvestment

Fed Communities

Get the latest news and views from the Fed’s community development teams and their collaborators around the country.

Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century

This guide explores how new policies and practice can meet the changing needs of workers, businesses and their communities.


Workforce Development

Essential Skills Training for Workforce Staff

Access tools and resources used in a new one-day workshop for frontline staff to learn new perspectives and skills in the areas of employability skills, financial literac

Economic Databooks

Tenth District Economic Databooks

The quarterly economic databooks provide summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth District.


Workforce Education


Kansas City Fed’s Student Board of Directors Program

The Student Board of Directors program provides an opportunity for selected youth to explore career options and develop critical leadership and employability skills.


Career Education in the Classroom

We believe all students should graduate from high school ready for college, careers and life. The following resources will help students prepare to excel in the...


Putting your paycheck to work

The Kansas City Fed developed the following fact sheets for employees to understand and make the most of their paychecks. The additional resources for employers can...


Are You Ready to Take the Risk?

In this lesson, students take a survey of their entrepreneurial potential and learn Gallup's 10 Talents of Successful Entrepreneurs.