General InformationInvesting in What Works for America’s Communities: A Policy Discussion will be hosted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Low Income Investment Fund on Monday, December 3rd at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.
One in six Americans now lives in poverty--the highest level in half a century. Poverty has spread beyond cities to suburbs and rural communities and is being transferred from one generation to the next. Investing in What Works for America’s Communities (PDF) is a collection of essays that provides dozens of innovative whose aim is to bring new opportunities to America's struggling communities.
The Policy Discussion will allow leaders from across community and economic development, government, finance, philanthropy and academia to discuss strategies for improving opportunities for low-income families and communities.
Location and Travel
Investing in What Works for America’s Communities: A Policy Discussion will be held at the Federal Reserve's Martin Building, located at 20th and C Streets, NW in Washington, D.C. The building entrance is on the north side of C Street, between 20th and 21st Streets, NW. The event will take place on the Terrace Level (fourth floor) in Dining Rooms D, E, and F.
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Parking nearby is extremely limited, so attendees may want to take a taxi or use public transportation. It is approximately a 15 minute walk (just over half a mile) to the Board building from the nearest Metro station, the Foggy Bottom stop on the Blue or Orange line, located at 2301 I Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20037.
On the day of the event, attendees should allow sufficient time in their schedules to accommodate the Board's security screening process.
Media contact: Susan Stawick, 202-452-2955