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Interagency Workshop for Bankers: CRA Basics (Salt Lake City, Utah - July 23, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco are cosponsoring a workshop in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 23, 2019. The workshop will provide an overview of the CRA bank exam process and the basics of the CRA regulation. More specifically, the workshop will help participants with CRA exam preparation, understanding community development, developing a CRA action plan, assessing community needs, and determining performance context factors. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Kathy Holmes with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency Banker Roundtable: Affordable Housing Partnerships in Central Florida (Orlando, Fla. - July 24, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta are cosponsoring a roundtable in Orlando, Fla., on July 24, 2019. Event organizers will review affordable housing partnership opportunities in the Orlando metropolitan area. Local housing leaders will discuss the recently released regional affordable housing plan. Financial institutions and community organizations will discuss innovative activities and partnerships to create, diversify, and preserve affordable housing in the region. The roundtable will also provide an overview of the Community Reinvestment Act and regulatory resources to support access to affordable mortgage credit. Attendees will include bankers, government representatives, affordable housing professionals, and community organizations representatives. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency Economic and Community Development Rural Lenders Forum (Okeechobee, Fla. - July 29, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are cosponsoring a forum in Okeechobee, Fla., on July 29, 2019. The purpose of the forum is to educate local lenders and stakeholders on products and programs designed to promote investment in rural communities. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Washington CRA Bankers Roundtable (Seattle, Wash., - July 31, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco are cosponsoring a Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) roundtable in Seattle, Wash. on July 31, 2019. The roundtable will offer updates from banking agencies' representatives followed by a discussion on best practices in CRA strategies. The meeting will also feature presentations from regional organizations. These organizations present participating banks with opportunities to develop community partnerships that would help the banks provide impactful community development activities, serving low- to moderate-income residents in the banks? service areas. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Beth Castro with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA for CBOS (Detroit, Mich. – July 31, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch are cosponsoring a workshop in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019. The CRA training will provide an overview on CRA Basics and Community Development, Performance Context, the Exam Process, and will feature a banker panel discussing partnerships. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Norma Polanco-Boyd with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency Workshop for Bankers: CRA Beyond the Basics (Petersburg, Va. - July 31, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's Charlotte branch are cosponsoring a workshop in Petersburg, Va., on July 31, 2019. This workshop is an advanced banker Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) training tailored for experienced CRA Officers of intermediate-small banks and large banks. Topics discussed include, self-assessment concepts and tools, incorporating performance context and change, and an in-depth review of community development activities through a hands-on case study analysis and small group discussion. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Genevieve Chow with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency Banker Forum: Hurricane Michael Disaster Recovery for Rural and Inland Areas (Marianna, Fla. – August 7, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta are cosponsoring a workshop in Marianna, Fla., on August 7, 2019. The workshop organizers will discuss disaster recovery and rebuilding needs in the rural and inland areas affected by Hurricane Michael. Invited representatives from banks, community development financial institutions, community organizations, and government organizations will discuss financial institutions? support of disaster recovery and rebuilding. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

CRA for Community-Based Organizations (Kansas City, Mo. - August 8, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City are cosponsoring a workshop in Kansas City, Mo., on August 8, 2019. The workshop will provide an overview of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and discuss how community organizations can partner with banks to meet mutual community development goals. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Michael Nield with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency Banker Roundtable: Small Business Lending Opportunities in North Florida (Jacksonville, Fla. - August 12, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will cosponsor a roundtable in Jacksonville, Fla., on August 12, 2019. Commercial lenders and Community Reinvestment Act staff are invited to discuss small business lending. The roundtable will feature presentations on U.S. Small Business Administration programs, small business lending trends, and community development financial institutions. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency Banker Forum: Disaster Recovery From Hurricanes Matthew and Irma on the Florida Atlantic Coast (Jacksonville, Fla. - August 13-14, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta are cosponsoring a forum on August 13, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. The forum will address best practices in disaster responsiveness, community resilience programs, and lessons learned. Attendees will include representatives of banks, community-based organizations, including voluntary organizations assisting in disaster, local governments, and philanthropic organizations. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Lisa Mifflin with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Interagency CRA Training Workshop (Memphis, Tenn. - August 28, 2019)
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta are cosponsoring a workshop in Memphis, Tenn., on August 28, 2019. The workshop is designed for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) officers of small or intermediate-small banks interested in obtaining up-to-date information on developing a CRA Plan for their banks; forming meaningful partnerships; learning about qualified community development lending, services, and investments; assessing community needs; and drafting a bank?s CRA Performance Context. In addition, regulators will highlight best practices that banks employ in terms of partnerships and initiatives to improve CRA performance. For more information on registration, please contact Community Affairs Officer Nancy Gresham-Jones with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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