The Federal Reserve has continually selected regional bank directors without transparency or public
input, and most directors’ backgrounds suggest that they are likelier to be familiar with the interests
of the wealthy than with the interests of low-income individuals and communities of color. The Federal
Reserve has a duty-–both by legal mandate and public demand-–to make the Federal Reserve more
reflective of the diversity of America. This slate of candidates provides concrete suggestions to the
Federal Reserve that can help them meet their commitments.