Illinois Community Investment Coalition

Another too-big-to-fail bank? Voice your opinion at Federal Reserve hearing in Chicago

Thanks to the hard work of members of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, the Federal Reserve has extended the comment period on the proposed deal until October 12.The Fed will also hold public hearings on the consumer impact of the merger in Chicago, Washington, and San Francisco.

 

Register now for “Beyond Foreclosures: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Wealth Gap and Economic Opportunity”

“Beyond Foreclosures:  The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Wealth Gap and Economic Opportunity” will explore how the economic and foreclosure crisis has changed the landscape of access to financial services, and in particular, how it has affected credit scores and bankruptcy rates in communities of color.

“Beyond Foreclosures:  The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Wealth Gap and Economic Opportunity”

Woodstock recognizes three local economic justice leaders at 25th Community Investment Reception

In particular, three leaders were recognized with the 2010 Community Investment Award for their exceptional contributions to Chicago-area communities. Rob Breymaier, Executive Director of the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, was honored for achievements including work with Fannie Mae to ensure that all communities would be fairly served by their lending, continuous national and local advocacy for fair housing, and active leadership in the Illinois Community Investment Coalition for over five years.

From the President: Illinois Community Investment Coalition fights for financial reform on Capitol Hill

Written by Dory Rand on March 10, 2010 - 12:00am

We must ensure that the result of negotiations is not a toothless and ineffectual regulator that lacks the resources and authority it needs to keep financial products safe, sustainable, and available.

National reformers, local advocates discuss future of financial reform

 
In front of an audience of more than eighty attendees from government, nonprofit, and private sectors, key leaders and participants envisioned a future where all would have the opportunities and protections necessary to achieve economic security and prosperity.
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