Media Advisory

New York Fed to Host Event on Creating Capital Markets for Better Social Outcomes

May 05, 2022

On Tuesday, May 17, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will host an in-person only event, "Money and Mission: Creating 21st Century Capital Markets for Better Social Outcomes." The event will focus on the potential of philanthropy to act as both a source of capital and a model for the fundamental changes needed to address today's challenges.

Speakers at the event include Clara Miller, president emerita of the F.B. Heron Foundation, and Geoffrey Canada, founder and president of the Harlem Children's Zone and William Julius Wilson Institute.

Other participants include:

  • Cory Anderson, Chief Innovation Officer, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
  • Audrey Choi, Senior Advisor and CEO, Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing
  • David Erickson, Head of Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Otho Kerr, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Impact Investing, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Andrea Levere, President Emerita, Prosperity Now

This event is presented by the New York Fed's Community Development team, which has three areas of focus: health, household financial well-being, and climate risk.

This event is open to the public and media. Registration for this in-person only event is available through the registration link. All remarks are on the record and the event will be recorded. For media inquiries, please contact Ellen Simon at

Ellen Simon
(347) 978-3036

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