11th Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

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5.9 5.10 DC

Don’t miss Juan Salgado, Chancellor at City Colleges of Chicago at the 11th Biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference—May 9-10, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado has focused his 20-year career on improving education and economic opportunities for residents in low-income communities.

As Chancellor, he oversees Chicago's community college system, serving more than 80,000 students across seven colleges.

From 2001 to 2017, he served as CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino, where he worked to empower residents of Chicago’s Southwest Side through education, citizenship, and skill-building programs that led to sustainable employment and economic stability.

Chancellor Salgado is a community college graduate himself, earning an associate degree from Moraine Valley Community College, prior to earning a Bachelors degree from Illinois Wesleyan University, and a Masters degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

At the #CommDev2019 conference, you will also learn about cutting-edge research from experts in various fields including economics, sociology, and public policy. The conference will explore evidence on opportunities and impediments to joining and staying in the middle class. Speakers will discuss education, labor practices, financial security, wealth creation, and the role of local communities as they pertain to middle class attainment.