Boston Fed president visits Western Mass. for first-hand look at economic challenges, opportunities

Working Cities Challenge team focuses on supporting families, students

Collins met with Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt Thursday morning. Then, she joined Springfield WORKS for a roundtable discussion on local economic issues. Springfield WORKS is a workforce development effort that began through the Boston Fed’s Working Cities Challenge, part of the Working Places initiative. The effort supports local collaboration to strengthen the economies of New England’s rural towns, regions, and smaller cities.

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