The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach & Education function engages, empowers and educates the public in the Second District. Our outreach mission furthers the Bank’s commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and developing programs, analysis and sponsored conferences and clinics to help meet their needs. Our education mission aims to advance public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and its role in the economy.
Copy of original telegram received from John Skelton Williams, Comptroller of the Currency, to Pierre Jay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, authorizing the Bank to commence business on November 16, 1914.