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ANNUAL REPORT 2012-2013

REVITALIZING NEIGHBORHOODS.
PROTECTING CONSUMERS.
BUILDING WEALTH.

Our Mission

Create a just financial system in which lower-wealth persons and communities, and people and communities of color, can achieve economic security and community prosperity.

Abandoned building

Revitalizing Neighborhoods

Since the housing crisis began in 2007, an alarming number of once-occupied homes stood vacant due to foreclosure. In 2012, Woodstock and our partners took action to hold mortgage servicers accountable for property maintenance.

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Courtney Eccles press briefing

Fighting for Strong Consumer Protection

Since its launch in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been under siege. Woodstock Institute fights attempts to weaken the agency and protects its independence.

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Senator Daniel Biss

Encouraging Savings in Springfield

For lower-income families and individuals, saving money can be incredibly difficult. Woodstock continued its fight to eliminate unnecessary barriers to saving and to implement policies that encourage wealth creation.

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