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Access: A Community Development Podcast from the Federal Reserve

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Location:

United States

Description:

This new podcast from the Community Development departments of the Federal Reserve System gives voice to community members and organizations across the U.S. on solutions to significant social issues like economic mobility, affordable housing, small business development and neighborhood revitalization.

Language:

English

Contact:

214-922-9415


Episodes

Access to Healthy Neighborhoods

5/25/2017
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This episode explores the intersection of community development and health. It features an organization that builds healthy, vibrant and safe neighborhoods by engaging community residents. The information and views presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect official positions of the Federal Reserve System and do not constitute an endorsement of any organization or program.

Duration: 00:18:45


Access to Next-Stage Growth for Small Businesses

3/29/2017
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Small businesses are a vital component of thriving neighborhoods. This episode highlights a data-driven program and curriculum that helps established small businesses achieve scale. It also features two small business owners who were able to grow their operations and contribute to the economic resilience of their communities through participation in the program. The information and views presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect official positions of the Federal Reserve System...

Duration: 00:21:59


Access to Community Ownership

2/3/2017
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This episode highlights an important affordable housing solution—manufactured home communities, or what are more colloquially known as mobile home parks. It features organizations helping manufactured home residents across the country take ownership of their communities to improve economic stability and security. The information and views presented in this podcast do not necessarily reflect official positions of the Federal Reserve System and do not constitute an endorsement of any...

Duration: 00:24:09


Access to Affordable Consumer Credit

12/13/2016
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Most of us have needed additional cash at one time or another for unexpected and unbudgeted expenses such as medical bills or car repairs. Payday and auto-title loans are a quick solution to make ends meet in a bind, yet they usually come at a high cost. These loan storefronts are most typically found in lower-income neighborhoods because that's where consumers don't usually have emergency savings; they're living paycheck to paycheck. This episode highlights how this issue affects...

Duration: 00:25:23