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Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century

By Steve Shepelwich
February 17, 2016
Community Connections New Book highlights promising policies for the 21st century workforce. Read more
CRA OneSource

CRA OneSource: Your One Stop for CRA Tools

By Ariel Cisneros
February 05, 2016

New resources help banks and community organizations maximize CRA efforts

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Additional Articles

Find previous community articles in the archives below.

Healthy Communities

Defining Healthy Communities

By Jeremy Hegle
November 02, 2015
Why community development and health are teaming up to tackle shared challenges Read more
Board of Governors Building

Board of Governors forms Community Advisory Council

By Bill Medley
November 02, 2015
Three from Tenth District named to Fed council Read more
Home Mortgage Data Insights

Insights into Borrower Activity from Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

By Kelly Edmiston
November 02, 2015
Recently released HMDA data shows significantly lower origination volume, little change in application denials Read more
Wichita Forum

Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship

By Dell Gines
November 02, 2015
Sessions across the Tenth District sponsored by Kansas City Fed help foster 'Grow Your Own' strategy Read more
Senior Entrepreneurship Works

Boomers Leading the Way in Business Formation

By Dell Gines
September 01, 2015
Senior Entrepreneurship in Focus: Q & A with Elizabeth Isele, Founder and President of Senior Entrepreneurship Works. Read more
Putting Your Paycheck to Work

Improving Financial Education for Audiences of All Ages

By Victoria Onuzuruike
September 01, 2015
Audience-specific tools help improve knowledge among youth, adults and employers. Read more
Bankers at the Lending Summit

Videos Provide Information on Lending Enhancements

By Ariel Cisneros
September 01, 2015
New information helps lenders keep current. Read more
NextStep Graduates

NexStep: Bridging the Employment Gap

By Steve Shepelwich
September 01, 2015
Adult education program in Wichita unites GED, technical training and employment services. Read more
Summer Interns

A Matter of Perspective

By William Reid
September 01, 2015
Summer intern gains appreciation for Fed’s internal and external functions. Read more
Erika Ramirez

Reflections on Collaborative Community Development

By Erika Ramirez
September 01, 2015

Erika Ramirez reflects on the first half of 2015 and the role collaboration plays in community development.

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LMI Survey Chart

Funding Remains a Challenge

By Kelly Edmiston
September 01, 2015
Responses of service providers show modest deterioration in opportunities for funding. Read more
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Book Examines Workforce Development Changes

By Steve Shepelwich
July 02, 2015
Book published by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Kansas City and Rutgers University focuses on transformation of nation's workforce development programs for the 21st century. Read more
Growing Businesses

Cluster-based Model Finding Favor With Inner Cities

By Dell Gines
July 02, 2015
New grow your own approach to economic development involves targeting specific industries as avenues for growth. Read more
Borrowing Guide Informational Session

Borrowing Guide Effective Tool for Tribes

By Ariel Cisneros
July 02, 2015
Material co-authored by Bank's Cisneros credited with helping close mortgage information gap for Native American borrowers. Read more
Changes in Multi-Family Housing

Millennials, Baby Boomers Key to Multifamily Housing Recovery

By Lauren McCutcheon
July 02, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Senior Economist Jordan Rappaport discusses how different generations helped foster the recovery in multifamily home construction. Read more
Growing Businesses

Hegle Joins Community Development Team

By Jeremy Hegle
July 02, 2015
New editor of Community Connections also brings experience from SourceLink and UMKC to bear on Fed's efforts to build healthy neighborhoods. Read more
Money Smart Event

Thousands Benefit From Financial Literacy Events

By William Reid
July 02, 2015
Teach Children to Save, Money Smart programs provide valuable financial lessons to elementary school students and adults. Read more
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Current Conditions in Automobile Lending

By Kelly Edmiston
April 30, 2015

Increases suggest consumers more confident in their financial conditions and willing to buy more expensive, durable goods.

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Online Tool Helping Make New, Efficient Connections

By Ariel Cisneros
April 30, 2015
Investment Connection Online putting organizations and funders together in the right time and place. Read more
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Reconsidering Traditional Community Development

By Dell Gines
April 30, 2015
New models make it easier to identify tasks and roles, but research shows value in the traditional methods too. Read more
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Improving the Quality of Jobs through the Public Workforce System

April 30, 2015

Scott Anglemyer, executive director of Workforce Partnership, discusses opportunities for the public workforce system to meet the changing needs of employers and workers.

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New Members Join the Community Development Advisory Council

April 30, 2015

KC Fed group that advises President Esther George adds community/business leaders from Oklahoma and Wyoming.

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Federal Reserve Board Accepting Statements of Interest for Community Advisory Council

April 30, 2015

Submit a Statement of Interest for the Community Advisory Council.

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Good jobs for New Mexico's workforce

By Steve Shepelwich
February 27, 2015

April summit to explore program, policy and funding supports for low- wage workers and employers.

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Fed Communities: Your one-stop resource for community development

By Dell Gines
March 02, 2015
FedCommunities.org provides relevant, timely resources on a range of community and economic development topics. Read more
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Lifting your employees and the people you serve: the earned income tax credit

By Ariel Cisneros
February 27, 2015
Learn about the earned income tax credit and other resources that benefit your employees, your business and the people you serve. Read more
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Strengthen rural communities and businesses

February 27, 2015

Lillian Salerno, administrator for Rural Business-Cooperative Service for the USDA, discusses the resources available to assist rural communities and businesses across the country.

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Investment Connection Online FAQs

November 26, 2013

Got questions about our Investment Connection Online program? Get answers to all of our frequently asked questions here.