Teleconference - Money, Housing and the Racial Wealth Gap - What's at Stake for Communities of Color?
Communities of Color?
Immigrant and ethnic communities -- who have been the hardest hit in
the foreclosure crisis -- could have the highest stakes in the newly
created Consumer Finance Protection Bureau and the nomination process
for its new director.
Please join New America Media and The Opportunity Agenda for a
teleconference call for ethnic media on the battle over who the
bureau's new director will be and how the results will impact ethnic
Thursday, Sept. 15 – 1:00 pm Pacific Time / 4:00 pm Eastern Time
Call-in Number: 866.295.5950
Graciela Aponte, Senior Legislative Analyst, National Council of La Raza
Deborah Goldberg, Hurricane Relief Program Director, National Fair
Paheadra Robinson, Director, Consumer Legal Resource Center,
Mississippi Justice Center
Preeti Vissa, Director, Community Reinvestment Program, Greenlining Institute
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau was created last year in
response to the 2008 financial crisis. Four leading experts in housing
reform and the foreclosure crisis will discuss the new federal
agency's impact on the racial wealth gap and what's at stake for
communities of color.
RSVP: Suzanne Manneh
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