The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
The Federal Reserve System was created on December
23, 1913, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the
Federal Reserve Act into law. To commemorate this
milestone, we're taking a look at the people and events
that helped shape our system.
Federal Reserve System Centennial Advisory
Former Federal Reserve Chairmen Paul A. Volcker
and Alan Greenspan are serving as honorary
co-chairs of a Centennial Advisory Council
along with 24 other individuals representing a
range of private and public sector
Inventory of Historical Documents »
The Federal Reserve is compiling an inventory
of historical Federal Reserve documents and
items. Let us know if you have information
about collections, or have documents or items
that should be added to the inventory.