The spread of COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on communities nationwide, particularly low- to moderate-income individuals and communities, which are often hit the hardest by economic shocks and take the longest to recover. Join the Atlanta Fed on Thursday, October 22 for a discussion with local housing and community development practitioners and researchers working toward an inclusive and equitable recovery for communities in the Southeast.
At this virtual roundtable, you will hear about the perspectives and available data tools of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta researchers and local government officials who are working to manage community development during a pandemic. This webinar will feature speakers from Birmingham and New Orleans who will share their experiences working to help transform communities.
Speakers will include:
• Josh Carpenter, director of Innovations and Economic Opportunity, city of Birmingham
• Jessica Dill, director of the Center for Housing and Policy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
• Ellen Lee, director of Community and Economic Development, city of New Orleans
• Daniel Sexton, quantitative research analysis specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
• Sarah Stein, community and economic development adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
David Jackson, senior adviser of community and economic development at the Atlanta Fed, will lead the conversation. Register for this virtual roundtable, which occurs Thursday, October 22 from 1 to 2:15 p.m. (ET).