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 and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
The Untapped Urban Market: Attracting Business to the Inner City
May 1, 2001
Buffalo, New York
Buffalo Branch Federal Reserve Bank of New York
University at Buffalo Department of Planning
Local Initiatives Support Corporation ShoreBank, Inc. Buffalo-Niagara Partnership Fannie Mae
On May 1, 2001 the Buffalo Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in partnership with the University at Buffalo Department of Planning, presented the "Untapped Urban Market: Attracting Business to the Inner City." Held at the university's Center for Tomorrow, the conference brought together a number of national experts to discuss the economic challenges faced by inner-city communities and map effective strategies for business development. The over 130 attendees came from throughout New York State and represented a wide-range of organizations concerned about inner-city redevelopment, including housing agencies, banks, economic development agencies, community development corporations, and grassroots coalitions. (more...)