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Community Development Events

2017 Events

Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality
    Transforming Regional Economies: Growth and Equity through Policy and Practice
    June 22-23, 2017
    Cleveland, OH
    Register here. External Link

Past Events

  • 2017 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference
    Strong Foundations: The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities
    March 23-24, 2017
  • Foreclosure Prevention After HAMP
    March 13, 2017
    Agenda, including speakers' presentations. PDF

2016 Events

2015 Events

  • Bridging the Gap: Promising Approaches and Emerging Practices for Addressing Youth Unemployment
    December 2, 2015
    Philadelphia, PA
    Agenda PDF , including links to speakers' presentations
    Video Video Presentation
  • Capital for Communities: Pay for Success Financing
    November 4, 2015
    Philadelphia, PA
    Agenda PDF
    Presentations PDF
    Video Video Presentation
  • Equitable & Inclusive Economic Development Symposium
    October 20, 2015
    Atlantic City, NJ
    Agenda PDF
  • Bridging the Gap: Research and Practice on Gentrification and Equitable Development in Philadelphia
    October 14, 2015
    Webinar Video Presentation
  • Opportunity Occupations: A Discussion of Recent Research and Promising Practices
    September 10, 2015
    Webinar Video Presentation
  • NJ Statewide Connecting with the Community Reinvestment Act Conference External Link
    July 30, 2015
    Trenton, NJ
  • Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality External Link
    June 18–19, 2015
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • At the Intersection of Education and Employment: Creating Workforce Development Programs for High School Students
    June 11, 2015
    Webinar Video Presentation
  • At the Intersection of Education and Employment: Strengthening Youth Employment Programs
    June 9, 2015
    Webinar Video Presentation
  • Equitable Economic Development Conference
    May 19, 2015
    Lancaster, PA
    Agenda PDF
    Videos Video Presentation
  • 2015 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference
    Economic Mobility: Research & Ideas on Strengthening Families, Communities & the Economy
    April 2–3, 2015
    Washington, D.C.
  • At the Intersection of Education and Employment: Innovative Strategies for
    High School Students
    March 25, 2015
    Webinar Video Presentation
  • Rental Housing Affordability: Emerging Trends and Responses in the Third District
    February 10, 2015
    Webinar Video Presentation

2014 Events

2013 Events

2012-2006 Events

Federal Reserve System Events

Reinventing Our Communities Conference Series

Reinventing Our Communities is a national biennial conference series hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and cosponsors. This signature event draws hundreds of community developers, planners, government leaders, bankers, researchers, and foundation representatives from across the country to participate in forward-looking conversations regarding revitalizing our communities in equitable and inclusive ways.

View presentations and selected recordings from the 2016 conference in the agenda section of the event site.

To view past Reinventing conference materials, including agendas and videos, click on the links below.


  • Disclaimer: Conferences sponsored by the Community Development Studies and Education Department examine a range of topics and issues from a variety of perspectives. The views expressed are those of the participants and not necessarily those of this Reserve Bank or the Federal Reserve System.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Community Development Studies & Education Department
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