AFR Conference: Principal Reduction and the Economy


June 28, 2012 2:00 – 4:30 PM

Economic Policy Institute, 1333 H Street NW, Washington DC

Presented By: Americans for Financial Reform, Campaign for a Fair Settlement, ESOP: Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, New Bottom Line

Original invitation available here.


Panel 1 – 2:00pm:


Mike Konczal:            Fellow, the Roosevelt Institute — presentation available here, paper available here.

Laurie Goodman:        Senior Managing Director, Amherst Securities


Moderator: Lisa Donner, Executive Director, Americans for Financial Reform


Panel 2 – 3:15pm:


Robert Hockett:          Professor of Law, Cornell University; Resident Consultant, Federal Reserve Bank of New York — Paper available here.

Steve Meacham:         Organizing Coordinator, City Life / Vida Urbana


Moderator: Janis Bowdler, Director, Wealth-Building Policy Project, National Council of La Raza