Category Archives: Events

Cheer on Reform at a Debate This Tuesday 11/17

On Tuesday November 17, Damon Silvers of the AFL-CIO will debate Ed Yingling of the American Bankers Association about how best to reform America’s financial system.  The event will be hosted by the Aspen Institute: Moderated by President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, Walter

Activists Tell American Bankers Association, “Enough is Enough!”

Chicago Showdown It was a Showdown in Chicago! Organized by National People’s Action, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and a coalition of organizations from across the nation, thousands of people fed-up with outrageous bank fees, sky-rocketing credit card interest rates, and a shameful national foreclosure

Coalition Urges Congress to Take on Big Banks and Protect Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Doug Gordon, 202-822-5200 DATE: October 7, 2009 Americans for Financial Reform: Congress Needs To Take On Big Banks, Protect Consumers Draft Legislative Language On Derivatives Is Not Enough; All Transaction Need to Be Transparent Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform

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June and July, 2009

NTIC Community Meetings with the Federal Reserve July 16 – August 22 July 14- Click Here to view the day’s Events in Support of a Consumer Financial Protection Agency June 24- 5:30 PM,  Taxpayer-Shareholder Protest Meeting at Bank of America HQ, San Francisco. We’ll rally at

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AFR Coalition Partners Highlight Loan Modifications

Organized by Americans for Financial Reform and their coalition partners, Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and PICO National Network, held a press conference today highlighting testimony from homeowners whose lenders continue to drag their feet performing loan modifications, despite the Administration’s plan