Summit: The Attorneys General Settlement and Communities of Color
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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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Center for Global Policy Solutions
The Center for Global Policy Solutions is a social change nonprofit that is dedicated to making policy work for people and their environments by advancing innovative and effective solutions to our world’s most critical challenges. For more information, visit www.globalpolicysolutions.org.
The Center for Global Policy Solutions manages the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative in collaboration with the Insight Center for Community Economic Development and with generous support from the Ford Foundation.