Category Archives: In the News

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NPA Community Meeting with Federal Reserve

National People’s Action organized a community meeting with the Federal Reserve in Richmond, California to raise the need to put an end to predatory lending and for regulatory reform in the financial sector. They will be organizing eight more meetings between now and September. If you would like to know more about the meetings, contact

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CCI Members to Payday Lenders: “Enough is Enough!”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CCI Members to Payday Lenders: “Enough is Enough!” Monday, June 15, 2009 – Des Moines, Iowa – Two dozen members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) and concerned residents of the community visited three area payday lenders on the morning of

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First Field Hearing Organized by NPA with Federal Reserve

Click on the link to see some tv footage from the first field hearing that NPA organized with the Federal Reserve. This was from Richmond, California. There are 9 more hearings they will be organizing between now and September and welcome other organizations to join with them.



Accountability, Fairness and Security

For too long, the rules of Wall Street have been written by the bankers themselves. This year, that has to change. Americans for Financial Reform is a coalition of nearly 200 national, state and local consumer, labor, retiree, investor, community and civil rights organizations that