Date: October 6, 2016Author: Denbeaux & Denbeaux
Newark, NJ – On Friday, October 7, 2016 several state leaders will join the New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund’s (NJCAEF) seventh annual financial reform summit. Financial Reform Summit VII: Consumer Protection and Economic Justice For All, will take place this Friday, October 7th from 10:00AM – 3:00 PM at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ. The summit is free and open to the public and will bring together community leaders, advocates, students, elected officials, financial institutions, small business owners and other stakeholders to hear experts and leaders talk about some of the most pressing economic issues facing New Jerseyans.
Gail Hillebrand Associate Director of Consumer Education & Engagement at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will deliver a keynote address. New Jersey Citizen Action, (NJCAEF’s sister organization) will release its Consumer Finance Policy Agenda for New Jersey at the Summit. State leaders who will speak briefly to respond to the agenda include: Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6), State Senator Raymond Lesniak, Assemblyman John Wizniewski, Jersey City Deputy Mayor Marcus Vigil are confirmed guest speakers for the Summit.
“This policy agenda is what state leaders and legislators need to focus on if they intend to help New Jersyans overcome persistent financial hardships in their daily lives and in their efforts to manage their homes, put their children through school and take care of their family’s health,” said Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, Executive Director at NJCA.
WHAT: Financial Reform Summit – Panelists will present and discuss:
Regulating Debt Trap Finance
Expanding Access to Capital and Building Financial Stability
Creating Pathways to Affordable Housing & Protecting Homeownership
WHERE: New Jersey Institute of Technology in the Campus Center Atrium, 150 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 0710
WHEN: 10:00am to 3:00pm on Friday October 7, 2016
Beverly Brown Ruggia
New Jersey Citizen Action
Community Reinvestment (CRA) Staff
P: 973 643-8800 Ext 239
744 Broad St.
Newark, NJ 07102
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