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Growing Economies in Indian Country: A National Summit will be co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on May 1st at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. The Summit aims to facilitate a multidisciplinary dialogue among tribal leaders, policy makers, financial industry professionals, and community development service providers regarding the challenges and opportunities for economic growth in Native American communities.

The genesis for the Summit was a series of forums organized by the Federal Reserve System in partnership with the Interagency Working Group for Indian Affairs' Committee on Economic Development, a group of federal agency representatives who work with tribal governments. The following agencies have been integral to this initiative:

Administration of Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services* 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System* 
CDFI Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury* 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis* 
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco*
Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, U.S. Department of the Interior
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency*
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Economic Development Administration
U.S. Small Business Administration*
USDA Rural Development

*Denotes members of the Summit advisory committee.

Growing Economies in Indian Country: A National Summit is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

Registration

 
Registration for this event is invite only. 

 

Location and Travel

Location map of the Federal Reserve Board

Growing Economies in Indian Country: A National Summit will be held at the Federal Reserve's Martin Building, located at 20th and C Streets, NW in Washington, D.C. The building entrance is on the north side of C Street, between 20th and 21st Streets, NW.  The event will take place on the Terrace Level (fourth floor) in Dining Rooms D, E, and F.

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Attendees will be responsible for their travel and accommodations expenses.

Parking nearby is extremely limited, so attendees may want to take a taxi or use public transportation. It is approximately a 15 minute walk (just over half a mile) to the Board building from the nearest Metro station, the Foggy Bottom stop on the Blue or Orange line, located at 2301 I Street, NW Washington, DC 20037.

On the day of the event, attendees should allow sufficient time in their schedules to accommodate the Board's security screening process.

 

More Information

Media Contact: Joe Pavel, 202-452-2955

 

 

Last update: August 2, 2013