Financial Services

Request for Meeting to Discuss Preserving Access and Affordability in Government Sponsored Enterprise Reform

Friday, December 15, 2017

View a PDF of this letter online here (Senate). View a PDF of this letter online here (House). We, the undersigned civil and human rights organizations, write to express our profound concern with the ongoing discussions in Congress about comprehensive Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reform legislation, and to request a meeting to ensure that our … Read More

Categories: Advocacy Letter, Financial Services

New Paper Sounds the Alarm on Trump Administration Attacks on Federal Data and Civil Rights

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – The federal government’s collection, reporting, and protection of accurate, comprehensive data is central to implementing, monitoring, and evaluating civil rights laws and policies. But the Trump administration is taking steps that undermine all of these pillars of data collection. In response to this growing threat, today, The Leadership Conference Education Fund issued a paper, … Read More

Oppose H.R. 4560, the “GSE Jumpstart Reauthorization Act of 2017”

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

View a PDF of this letter here.  Recipient: House Financial Services Committee Dear Chairman Hensarling and Ranking Member Waters: On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to express our opposition to H.R. 4560, the “GSE Jumpstart Reauthorization Act of 2017.” In particular, we object to Section 3 of the bill, which would force Federal … Read More

Categories: Advocacy Letter, Financial Services

Civil and Human Rights Coalition Decries House Effort to Undo CFPB Payday Rule

Friday, December 1, 2017

WASHINGTON—In response to the introduction of a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution in the House of Representatives to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) recently finalized payday lending rule, Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement: “Payday lending is bad financial policy. It … Read More

Categories: Economic Security, Financial Services, Press Releases

Civil and Human Rights Coalition Thanks Cordray for His Leadership at CFPB

Friday, November 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights today issued the following statement on the resignation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): “Born out of the abuses of the financial industry, the CFPB under director Cordray has stood up for those … Read More

Categories: Economic Security, Financial Services, Press Releases