Prabal Chakrabarti is Vice President, Community Development, Regional and Community Outreach, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He has published and presented research on community development topics such as affordable housing, venture capital in secondary cities, and urban business development. He plays a key leadership role in a prize competition to revitalize smaller cities called the Working Cities Challenge. He has edited volumes on the future of the Community Reinvestment Act and on addressing challenges from foreclosed properties.