A Dialogue on Racial/Ethnic Equity and Policy Proposals to Reduce Child Po...

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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

600 Atlantic Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

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Join us for a day-long dialogue based on a recent 2019 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine consensus report, A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty. This engaging conference and dialogue will feature presenters including Greg Duncan, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Eldar Shafir, Tom Shapiro, Naomi Zewde, Anne Price, Pam Joshi, Marla McDaniel, Pamela Herd, Zach Parolin, Tim Smeeding, and Mark Greenberg.


9:00 AM Welcome to the Dialogue

9:15 AM Overview of A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty

10:00 AM Panel on Racial and Ethnic Inequities in Family Income Stability: Structural Factors and Program and Policy Solutions

12:00 PM Panel on Addressing Racial/Ethnic Equity in Anti-poverty Policy

1:45 PM Panel on Improving the Effectiveness of Anti-poverty Programs for Children in Immigrant Families

3:15 PM Conclusions and next steps

3:45 PM Adjourn


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine staff via email,

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, it is.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Federal Reserve Plaza is the iconic silver “washboard” building located in the block defined by Summer Street, Atlantic Avenue, Congress Street, and Dorchester Avenue, near South Station and Dewey Square, at the start of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

Parking Options

South Station Garage | 0.1 miles
700 Atlantic Avenue (entrance on Kneeland Street)
Boston, MA 02205
Open 24 hours

Two Financial Center Parking | 0.2 miles
60 South Street (entrance at 237 Essex Street)
Boston, MA 02110
Weekdays: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. | Weekends: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Atlantic Wharf Garage | 0.2 miles
280 Congress Street
Open 24 hours

Garage at Post Office Square | 0.3 miles
Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109
Open 24 hours

Necco Street Garage | 0.5 miles
10 Necco Street
Boston, MA 02210
Open 24 hours

Public Transportation

Subway (MBTA)

The Boston Fed is easily accessible by the MBTA's Red and Silver Lines. Take the Red or Silver Line to the South Station stop. The Bank is the tall silver building located at the corner of Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue. Note: The Silver Line provides service to and from Logan International Airport.

Commuter Rail

Coming into South Station, the Boston Fed is also accessible by various commuter rail lines:

  • The Fairmont Line
  • The Framingham/Worcester Line
  • The Franklin Line
  • The Greenbush Line
  • The Middleborough/Lakeville Line
  • The Needham Line
  • The Plymouth/Kingston Line

Coming into North Station take the inbound MBTA Green Line train to Park Street, switch to the Red Line, and get off at the South Station stop. North Station has service for the following lines:

  • The Fitchburg Line
  • The Haverhill/Reading Line
  • The Lowell Line
  • The Newburyport/Rockport Line

For more information, call (617) 374-1234, or visit the MBTA's website at

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