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 and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
Fields of interest Financial services, housing, economic development
Javier Silva is a community affairs analyst. He focuses on analysis related to community and economic development issues. Mr. Silva also serves as a liaison to the community.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2006, Mr. Silva was a senior research and policy associate at Demos: Network for Ideas and Action and a fellow at La Fondita de Jesus in Santurce. Mr. Silva holds a master's in public policy from Georgetown University and a bachelors from Western Connecticut State University.