Joint Event: Payday Loan Sharks – The Ruinous Scam Preying on Our Communities
Please join Sen. Sherrod Brown and leaders of grassroots organizations as they stand up to fight against predatory payday lenders.Payday lenders are essentially legalized loan sharks, scamming American families in an effort to line their own pockets. As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fights back against the payday industry while facing an existential threat, we must raise our voices against these con artists.
Speakers will include:
Sen. Sherrod Brown
Ranking Member, Senate Banking Committee
President, American Federation of Teachers
Washington Bureau Director & Senior Vice President, Advocacy, NAACP
Executive Vice President for External Affairs, Center for American Progress
Communications Director, Democracy for America
Executive Director, Americans For Financial Reform
July 13, 2016 at 10:15 a.m.
U.S. Senate Banking Committee Room