Summit: The Attorneys General Settlement and Communities of Color
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
The National Mortgage Settlement, an agreement between 49 state attorneys general, was designed to provide up to $25 billion in relief to borrowers in eligible states who lost their homes to foreclosure. This summit will explore this landmark settlement in the context of ongoing issues facing communities of color, a group hardest hit by deceptive mortgage lending practices.
The event will also be live streamed at:www.nclr.org/mortgagesettlement
Joseph A. Smith, Jr., monitor, the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight
Also featuring a panel discussion with civil rights and community leaders from across the nation, including:
- Drew Astolfi, state director, Faith Action for Community Equity - Hawaii
- Aracely Panameno, director of Latino affairs, Center for Responsible Lending
- Mark Seifert, executive director, Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People - Cleveland
Note: Light breakfast will be available at 9:00am.
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National Council of La Raza
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia.