Financial Reform

Payday Lending, Credit, Loans, economic justice, Arturo Aguila

EPISO & Border Interfaith Pass Payday Lending Reforms

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
El Paso Times

El Paso leaders succeeded in their efforts to limit how much payday lenders can make on the backs of working families....  Read more about EPISO & Border Interfaith Pass Payday Lending Reforms

EPISO

Pay Day Lending, Credit, Citizens UK, Living Wage Campaign, economic justice

Acting Together for Economic Justice

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Huffington Post

Today's decision to cap the cost of payday loans did not emerge in a vacuum. It is the fruit of years of determined campaigning, which started in churches, mosques and synagogues in some of Britain's poorest neighbourhoods. Indeed, George Osborne's announcement comes exactly four years after 2000 members of the religious and civic institutions in Citizens UK asked all three parties' Treasury spokesmen to adopt precisely this policy. Read more about Acting Together for Economic Justice

Citizens UK

Financial Reform, Community Building, organizing in Texas, Organizing in Austin, living wages, Economic Incentives

Austin Interfaith Celebrates Progress on Living Wages

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
KVUE News

A diverse mix of Labor Union representatives, city and county elected officials, faith-based organizations and advocates for fair wages and working conditions came to the Workers Defense Project office Tuesday night…to celebrate a move by the county regarding tax incentives, a move many are hoping the city of Austin will follow. Read more about Austin Interfaith Celebrates Progress on Living Wages

Austin Interfaith

Financial Reform, Housing

Eric Schneiderman is right to fight Obama administration's bad foreclosure settlement with the banks

Sunday, November 27, 2011
New York Daily News

While most attention is focused on a drawn-out debt crisis in Washington and spasmodic demonstrations in several cities, the most important economic and political battle of the period is being played out largely under the radar. Read more about Eric Schneiderman is right to fight Obama administration's bad foreclosure settlement with the banks

EBC

Financial Reform
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 16:30

GBIO creates a national model for financial literacy education.

Pastor Soliney Vedrine and Winique Green look on as testimony is given about the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization's Moving from Debt to Asset's program.  This groundbreaking financial empowerment program has graduated more than 700 graduates and provided each of them with $500 scholarships to begin a financial savings plan. Read more about GBIO creates a national model for financial literacy education.


Financial Reform
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 19:00

Common Ground wins over $4 million for foreclosure mitigation and neighborhood development in Milwaukee

Southweast Wisconsin Common Ground successfully negotiated over $4 million in housing re-investment from financial institutions whose foreclosures had devastated the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee.   Read more about Common Ground wins over $4 million for foreclosure mitigation and neighborhood development in Milwaukee


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