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Community Investing: Understanding CRA and Community Development (Winchester, VA - June 20, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond are co-sponsoring a forum in Winchester, Virginia on June 20, 2017. The forum is designed for CRA professionals from banks of all sizes to collaborate and share effective CRA practices in order to develop CRA programs that meet the needs of the communities the banks serve. The forum will bring together non-profits, bankers, and regulators and will also include break-out sessions for non-profits and bankers on CRA and community development topics. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Genevieve Chow with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/Winchestercraroundtable

CRA Roundtable (Dallas, TX - June 20, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are sponsoring a roundtable in Dallas, Texas on June 20, 2017. The roundtable will provide an opportunity for bankers to network with colleagues to exchange best practices and hear what others are doing to increase CRA lending, investments, and services in their institutions, including a discussion regarding workforce development and identifying community development opportunities. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Scarlett Duplechain with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this is event is: https://www.regonline.com/2017DFWcraroundtable.

CRA Advanced Banker Training (New York, NY - June 21, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the New York State Department of Financial Services are co-sponsoring a workshop in New York, New York on June 21, 2017. This workshop is an advanced banker CRA training session specifically tailored for experienced CRA Officers of Intermediate Small Banks and Large Banks. The training is designed to provide guidance to banks seeking to achieve their CRA community development goals. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Genevieve Chow with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA: Beyond the Basics Workshop for Bankers (Orlando, FL - June 21, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta are co-sponsoring a workshop in Orlando, Florida on June 21, 2017. This is a training and knowledge-sharing event, designed to provide guidance to banks seeking to achieve their CRA community development goals. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/OrlandoCRAbankerworkshop

Nebraska Interagency CRA Roundtable (Omaha, NE - June 21, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- Denver Branch are sponsoring a CRA roundtable in Omaha, Nebraska on June 21, 2017. The roundtable will provide CRA and compliance officers with information to assist them with their CRA responsibilities. The roundtable's agenda will include an update on the CRA Q's and A's and other regulatory issues as well as community stakeholders' presentations. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Michael Martinez with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA 201 for Bankers (Newark, NJ - June 22, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are co-sponsoring a workshop in Newark, NJ on June 22, 2017. This workshop is an advanced banker CRA training session specifically tailored for experienced CRA Officers of Intermediate Small Banks and Large Banks. The training is designed to provide guidance to banks seeking to achieve their CRA community development goals. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Denise Kirk-Murray with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/newarkCRAbanker

Affordable Mortgage Credit CRA Training: Meeting the Needs for Small Dollar Mortgages (St. Louis, MO - June 22, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis are co-sponsoring a forum in St. Louis, Missouri on June 22, 2017. The forum is designed to assist bank home mortgage lending managers and staff, CRA officers, community development organizations, government agencies, and CDFIs with mortgage lending in low- and moderate-income communities. Topics covered include small loan size, appraised values, and the need for combined acquisition and rehab financing. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Paul Ginger with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Florida Affordable Housing Banker Roundtable (Jacksonville, FL - June 27, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta are co-sponsoring a forum in Jacksonville, Florida on June 27, 2017. The forum will provide bankers and government officials a venue to discuss affordable housing challenges and opportunities. Discussions will focus on regulatory issues and effective strategies for affordable housing development, preservation, and financing. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Banker Lunch and Learn: Affordable Housing and Economic Development Finance Partnerships with CDFIs (Granite Falls, MN -July 11, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are co-sponsoring a workshop in Granite Falls, Minnesota on July 11, 2017. The workshop will focus on how banks and CDFIs can partner to finance economic development and affordable housing. Also, the training is designed to help bankers better understand partnerships that can facilitate their ability to deploy community development finance. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Timothy Herwig with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Banker Lunch and Learn: CDFIs and Economic Development and Affordable Housing Finance (Worthington, MN - July 12, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are co-sponsoring a workshop in Worthington, Minnesota on July 12, 2017. The workshop is designed to help bankers better understand partnerships that can facilitate their ability to deploy community development finance. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Timothy Herwig with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Banker Lunch and Learn: Affordable Housing and Economic Development Finance Partnerships with CDFIs (Albert Lea, MN - July 13, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are co-sponsoring a workshop in Albert Lea, Minnesota on July 13, 2017. The workshop is designed to help bankers better understand partnerships that can facilitate their ability to deploy community development finance. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Timothy Herwig with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA Basics for CRA Officers (Cincinnati, OH - July 18, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland are co-sponsoring a CRA workshop for bank CRA officers in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 18, 2017. The workshop will provide CRA officers an overview of the CRA regulation and train participants in exam preparation, identifying community development opportunities, developing a CRA action plan, assessing community needs, and determining performance context factors. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Norma Polanco-Boyd with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Community Development Forum (San Bernardino CA - July 19, 2017)  
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco will co-sponsor a forum in San Bernardino, California on July 19, 2017. This event will highlight the small business programs and services available within the Inland Empire and how they can be used in partnership with financial institutions and other organizations to build small businesses, create jobs, and contribute to a vibrant local economy. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Beth Castro with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA Basics for CRA Officers (Boston, MA - August 3, 2017)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston are co-sponsoring a workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on August 3, 2017. The workshop will provide bank CRA officers with an overview of the CRA regulation and the examination process. Topics covered include, the basics of CRA, the examination process, how lending performance is assessed, understanding community development, and developing a bank CRA strategy. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Bonita Irving with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/BostonCRA101

Waterloo Affordable Housing Conference (Waterloo, IA - August 9, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and the City of Waterloo are sponsoring a workshop in Waterloo, Iowa on August 9, 2017. This event is an opportunity for community advocates, government officials, bankers, and residents to learn about resources available for affordable housing in Waterloo. There will also be an opportunity to learn about for business development. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Mike Nield with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Community Development Forum (Sioux City, IA - August 16, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the United Way of Siouxland, and the Siouxland Nonprofit Management Alliance are co-sponsoring a knowledge-sharing forum in Sioux City, Iowa on August 16, 2017. The forum's goal is to provide participants with insights about community development needs in the Sioux City MSA and surrounding areas. The forum organizers will encourage partnerships between community development organizations and banks to meet mutual community development needs. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Mike Nield with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/iowatechcdforum.

Interagency CRA Workshop (Salina, KS - August 22, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City are co-sponsoring a workshop in Salina, Kansas on August 22, 2017. The workshop will provide CRA training and tools to CRA and compliance officers of banks using small, intermediate-small, and large bank exam procedures. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Mike Nield with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Quad City's Community Benefits Agreements Forum ( Rock Island, IL - August 29, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago are co-sponsoring a forum in Rock Island, Illinois on August 29, 2017. The forum will discuss the use of Community Benefit Agreements in achieving community development goals. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Timothy Herwig with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA 101 Workshop for Bankers (New York, NY - October 24, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the New York State Department of Financial Services are sponsoring a workshop in New York, New York on October 24, 2017. The workshop will provide CRA officers with an overview of the CRA regulation. The workshop will also providing training to participants in how to prepare for exams, identify community development opportunities, develop CRA action plans, assess community needs, and determine performance context factors. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Denise Kirk-Murray with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/NYCRA101

CRA 201 Workshop for Bankers (New York, NY- November 2, 2017) 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the New York State Department of Financial Services are co-sponsoring a workshop in New York, New York on November 2, 2017. This is a knowledge-sharing event specifically tailored for experienced CRA Officers. The event is designed to provide guidance to banks seeking to achieve their CRA community development goals. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Denise Kirk-Murray with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

The link to register for this event is: https://www.regonline.com/NYBankerCRA201