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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen will address educators in Washington, D.C., and nationwide via webcast. Her live message for teachers will discuss the mission and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System. After her remarks, Chair Yellen will take questions from K-12 and post-secondary educators of economics, history, and related disciplines, who will be gathered at Federal Reserve Bank offices across the country.

The event takes place from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 12, 2017

Watch the online webcast of the event at and YouTube Leaving the Board. Twitter and Facebook users can follow the Federal Reserve Board's feed, @FederalReserve Leaving the Board, and Leaving the Board and join the discussion about the event by using the hashtag: #FedTownHall

Event contact:
Laura Shipley --

Media contact:
Susan Stawick -- or 202-452-2955

Please note that attendance at the conference is by invitation only. Conference attendees and media representatives must register in advance.


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Last update: October 20, 2016