Redefining Capital: A Forum Series on Greater Baltimore's Next Economy
On April 26, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond hosted the first event in the four-part Redefining Capital: A Forum Series on Greater Baltimore's Next Economy
. The event was presented in partnership with JOTF and a wide range of other philanthropic and community partners. The half-day event focused on human capital and enhancing economic growth, and featured the release of a new Brookings Institution report entitled Building From Strength: Creating Opportunity in Greater Baltimore's Next Economy
The report highlights the need to do a better job fostering the growth of quality jobs, and the need to better connect low-income workers to these opportunities. Some recommendations include: increasing Baltimore's export economy; supporting innovation and entrepreneurship; growing the clean economy; and improving the education and workforce delivery systems. Attendees also heard from a wide range of speakers and panelists who addressed the opportunities and challenges before us.
Upcoming events in the series include:
• June 7, Redefining Social Capital: Attracting and Supporting New Immigrants
• September 13, Redefining Financial Capital: Investing in Communities
• November 8, Redefining Economic Assets: Anchor Institutions as Engines of Growth
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