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Using Consumer Laws to Protect Workers from Corporate Fraud and Misconduct

2021-07-29T15:38:55-05:00July 29, 2021|Categories: Other Webinars, Webinars|

July 28, 2021 Hosted by the Economic Policy Institute, Harvard Labor and Worklife Program, National Consumer Law Center, and Towards Justice, this webinar provides a lively discussion among advocates, attorneys, academics, and current and former government officials about how consumer laws can be used to protect workers and address corporate abuse in the labor market. [...]

Approaching Consumer Work with a Racial Justice Lens: Session 3

2021-07-28T11:58:04-05:00July 28, 2021|Categories: Racial Justice, Webinars|

July 27, 2021 Understanding history is crucial to appreciating how racism permeates our work. During this session advocates will discuss how specific regional histories of indigenous oppression in New Mexico and sharecropping in Mississippi have informed their understanding of the predatory pay day lending landscape in their state. Contextualizing pay day lending in this way [...]

TransUnion v. Ramirez: Part 2

2021-07-22T11:09:36-05:00July 22, 2021|Categories: Other Webinars, Webinars|

July 21, 2021 NCLC is proud to partner with the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) and Public Justice to host the following webinars for legal aid, government, and non-profit lawyers, and private attorneys who are NACA or Public Justice members. In this series, you will learn how the Ramirez decision alters the approach to [...]

TransUnion v. Ramirez: Part 1

2021-07-22T11:05:27-05:00July 22, 2021|Categories: Other Webinars, Webinars|

July 15, 2021 NCLC is proud to partner with the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) and Public Justice to host the following webinars for legal aid, government, and non-profit lawyers, and private attorneys who are NACA or Public Justice members. In this series, you will learn how the Ramirez decision alters the approach to [...]

Approaching Consumer Work with a Racial Justice Lens: Session 2

2021-07-22T10:46:31-05:00July 22, 2021|Categories: Racial Justice, Webinars|

July 20, 2021 Promoting racial justice in consumer advocacy may require organizational realignment and forging closer partnerships with community. Join this session to hear from both advocates and community members about how Legal Aid of Arkansas changed their approach to consumer advocacy to better support a vibrant community of Marshallese in-migrants being targeted by predatory [...]

Approaching Consumer Work with a Racial Justice Lens: Session 1

2021-07-14T12:24:45-05:00July 13, 2021|Categories: Racial Justice, Webinars|

July 13, 2021 Consideration of race is central to the practice of consumer law for low-income people. During this session, we will discuss why race is a critical part of anti-poverty advocacy generally and consumer advocacy specifically. Speakers will introduce concepts to help advocates advance racial equity in their work and discuss how racial justice [...]

Using Bankruptcy Law to Provide Relief from Criminal Legal System Debt

May 13, 2021 This webinar will examine the burden of criminal legal system debt on individuals and communities, and guide participants through the benefits and limitations that the Bankruptcy Code presents. Speakers: Amreeta Mathai, American Civil Liberties Union Geoff Walsh, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center Andrea Bopp Stark, Staff Attorney at the [...]

Final Debt Collection Rule: Part 2

2021-01-08T13:46:34-05:00January 8, 2021|Categories: Other Webinars|

January 7, 2021 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized part two of its debt collection rules on December 18th. This webinar summarizes those rules. Speakers: Andrea Bopp Stark, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center April Kuehnoff, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center  

Final Debt Collection Rule: Part 1

2020-11-24T15:42:36-05:00November 24, 2020|Categories: Other Webinars, Webinars|

November 6, 2020 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized part one of its debt collection rules on October 30th. This webinar summarizes those rules. Speakers: Andrea Bopp Stark, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center April Kuehnoff, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center  

Litigating Bail Cases: Using Consumer Laws to Challenge Commercial Bail Industry Practices

2020-07-23T17:50:21-05:00July 23, 2020|Categories: Criminal Debt Justice, Webinars|

July 23, 2020 Lawsuits across the country are challenging commercial bail systems. This webinar will discuss how consumer laws may be used to challenge abusive and unfair bail industry practices, as well as litigation strategies and obstacles. Speakers: Alex Kornya, Iowa Legal Aid Ivy Wang, Southern Poverty Law Center Ariel Nelson, Staff Attorney at the [...]