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Joint Release

For Immediate Release
March 7, 2014

Bank Regulatory Agencies and CDFI Fund to Sponsor National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

WASHINGTON—The federal bank regulatory agencies, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund will host the 2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference in Chicago on March 31 to April 2.

This biennial conference offers participants from around the country the opportunity to learn about the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and its regulations, as well as the chance to network with colleagues and discuss best practices and emerging challenges in community development.

The conference agenda includes keynote presentations by Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency.

The 2014 program will feature innovations in community development policy and practice, CRA examination training, the National Community Development Lending School, and community development tours of Chicago. Winners of the 2014 Community Reinvestment Awards, which this year honor financial institutions that are engaging in innovative cross-sector community development collaborations, will be announced at the conference.

For the full agenda brochure and to register for the conference online, please visit:


Media Contacts:
Federal Reserve Susan Stawick (202) 452-2955
CDFI Fund Bill Luecht (202) 653-0322
FDIC Greg Hernandez (202) 898-6993
OCC Stephanie Collins (202) 649-6870

FDIC: PR-20-2014