Sharon Velasquez

Sharon Velasquez is Greenlining’s Economic Equity Manager. Follow her on Twitter.

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Saturday, July 07, 2018
Trump Administration War on CFPB Is Bad News for Communities of Color
Two years into the Trump administration, communities of color — and anyone using financial products, for that matter – are losing hope of finding an independent, dogged champion in Trump’s iteration of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A brain-child of Senator Elizabeth Warren, CFPB was...
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 "Expect so-called regulatory “reform” to remove the incentive for powerful bank investments into low-income communities and communities of color." (Photo: Andrés Rodriguez) Views
Thursday, March 01, 2018
CRA “Reform” Is an Attack on Communities of Color
By this point, it’s no secret that the Trump administration is in open warfare with communities of color, the working class, and regulations that safeguard our interests. Now, it seems, they’re coming after the Community Reinvestment Act – CRA for short. CRA, a civil rights law passed by Congress...
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