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Closing the Digital Divide: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations

Publication Overview
A publication providing financial institutions an understanding of broadband’s integral role in community development and how it meets the “primary purpose” definition of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA); a road map of best practices for closing the digital divide, along with references and examples; a list of tips for preparing the case for digital opportunity investments, along with a template for making such a case; and appendixes of broadband resources for understanding needs and opportunities in assessment areas.
Federal Agency/Bureau
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Agency Overview

The Federal Reserve System has twelve regional locations. Their mission is to serve the public by providing regional, national and global perspectives that inform and influence monetary policy, by fostering financial stability and economic health, and by delivering quality services to financial institutions and the United States government. The Dallas Fed serves the Eleventh Federal Reserve District, which consists of Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico.

Agency Contact

2200 N. Pearl St. Dallas, TX 75201 214-922-6000