Our Impact

The Boston Fed’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion shows up in our research of timely policy issues impacting quality of life, and our community engagement work designed to improve the financial stability and mobility of lower-income families across the six New England states of the Federal Reserve’s First District.

Dedicated Research Efforts

Community Development
The Regional & Community Outreach department has numerous initiatives like the Working Communities Challenge, designed to support progress in low- and moderate-income communities. Its work includes examining the causes of significant regional racial wealth inequities.

New England Public Policy Center
The center promotes better regional public policy by conducting and disseminating objective, high-quality research and analysis of strategically identified regional economic and policy issues.