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.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
These one-day forums provided an opportunity
for small businesses in the Second District to
learn about small business loans and other
assistance available through government
agencies, financial institutions and non-profits to
help them grow their business. Each forum is
customized to suit the business needs of the
community, and in partnership with local
experts. These forums ran from April through
June of 2013 in East Harlem, Long Island,
Buffalo, Brooklyn and Passaic.