Greenlining Federal Comment to CFPB for Integrating Financial Coaching into Service Delivery

This document is the comments from the Greenlining Institute to the CFFB regarding the training and helping of veterans and economically vulnerable consumers. Greenlining hopes this comment will help widen the group of people who are helped and increase the financial wisdom and wealth of veterans and low income consumers.  You can read the document here.

Greenlining Federal Comment to NCUA for Minority Depository Institution Preservation Program

Description: This document is The Greenlining Institute’s federal comment to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) regarding their Minority Depository Institution Preservation Program. Greenlining supports the NCUA’s goal of creating this program to help support and strengthen credit unions serving communities of color. These comments contain suggestions on how this program can more effectively operate.

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Greenlining Institute Comment to CFPB Debt Collection ANPR

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is considering consumer protection rules for the debt collection market. The Greenlining Institute filed comments on the CFPB’s proposed rules, emphasizing that there is a great need to curb abusive debt collection practices, especially among communities of color and low-income communities. We recommend the CFPB implement robust rules that reign in debt collectors while protecting and empowering consumers.

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Greenlining Joins Ella Baker Center to Support Alameda County Criminal Justice Reform

The Greenlining Institute submitted a letter to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors urging the County to eliminate adult fines and fees. Unjust criminal fines and fees exacerbate the lingering impacts of redlining policies by denying economic opportunities to individuals and communities of color, who are disproportionately harmed by this systemic injustice.

Greenlining Joins Tax Alliance for Economic Mobility in Condemning Unfair Tax Cuts

The Greenlining Institute joined a coalition of nearly a dozen organizations to criticize a proposed second round of GOP designed tax cuts heavily favoring the top 1% of households.  At a time of growing inequality, equitable tax reform is needed to yield a balanced and more productive economy rich with opportunity ladders.  Unfortunately, HR 6760 doubles down on the upside-down approach of President Trump’s first round of tax cuts, and would continue to explode the deficit while doing nothing to address the inequality that is dragging the American economy and closing off opportunities for most people in the United States.

Greenlining Letter of Support for Richard Cordray as CFPB Director

Senator Tim Johnson, Chairman
Sen. Committee on Banking, Housing &Urban Affairs
136 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Senator Richard C. Shelby, Ranking Member
Sen. Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
304 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Urge Your Support for Richard Cordray as CFPB Director

Dear Senators Johnson and Shelby,

The Greenlining Institute strongly supports the confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

As you already know, predatory lending devastated communities all across the country, but particularly so in communities of color.

Greenlining Letter to Comcast & NBC CEOs

Dear Mr. Roberts and Mr. Zucker:
Since the announcement late last year, the Greenlining Institute has
carefully scrutinized the proposed merger between Comcast and NBC
Universal. Our analysis over the past several months of Comcast’s
corporate practices leaves us with serious concerns over the negative
implications that a vertically integrated media corporation will have on the
nation’s communities hardest hit by the economic downturn.
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