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News and Notes

Save the date!

Mark you calendar for the eleventh biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference on May 9–10, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Focus: strengthening and widening paths to the middle class. Watch for registration details and a call for papers later this year.

Federal Reserve Banks launch Fed Small Business website

Visit this one-stop source for small-business-related research and data, including findings from the Federal Reserve Banks’ annual Small Business Credit Survey.

Reinventing Our Communities 2018

Register now: 2018 Reinventing Our Communities conference

October 1–3, Baltimore

Register now for the 2018 Reinventing Our Communities conference, at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland. Theme: Investing in Opportunity. For conference updates and the latest news, follow the conference on Twitter at #Reinventing18.

Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and Richmond, and Johns Hopkins 21st Century Cities Initiative. Cosponsors include the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Minneapolis, New York, and St. Louis.

Early Childhood Development in Montana report published

Explore detailed statistics and information about early child health and development, child care quality, access to preschool, and other important indicators of success for Montana’s youngest children.