Press Releases

Advisory: We Rise National Day of Action to Put People and Planet First March 11

For Immediate Release: Events on March 11, 2015

Contacts:
Ricardo A. Ramírez (CPD), rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-905-1738
Jacob Swenson-Lengyel (NPA), jacob@npa-us.org, 312-316-3973
Katy Boswell, USAction, kboswell@usaction.org, 202-263-4532

**Media Advisory: National Mobilizations for We Rise on Wednesday, March 11**

NPA Condemns Politically Motivated Judicial Ruling, Vows to Continue Preparing Leaders to Implement Administrative Relief

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 28, 2014
Contact: Jacob Swenson, 312.316.3973 or Jacob@npa-us.org
 

NPA Condemns Politically Motivated Judicial Ruling, Vows to Continue Preparing Leaders to Implement Administrative Relief

Responding to Judge Andrew Hanen’s Injunction in Texas v. United States, National People’s Action Campaign Director Mehrdad Azemun issued the following statement:

Community Groups Rally Outside Payday Lending Stores to Protect Consumers from Predatory Loans, New Ad Calls for CFPB to Crack Down

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
CONTACT: Alec Saslow, Alec@FitzGibbonmedia.com, 720.319.4948

 

Community Groups Rally Outside Payday Lending Stores to Protect Consumers from Predatory Loans, New Ad Calls for CFPB to Crack Down


New Ad Pushes Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Act As Activists Protest Payday Lenders

NPA RESPONDS TO SATURDAY’S KILLING OF TWO NYC POLICE OFFICERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Jacob Swenson-Lengyel, 312.316.3973 or jacob@npa-us.org

NPA RESPONDS TO SATURDAY’S KILLING OF TWO NYC POLICE OFFICERS

“We at National People’s Action offer our deepest sympathy to the families of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos who were shot to death Saturday in Brooklyn, NY. This senseless act of violence is a tragedy. Our hearts go out to the families, friends, and communities that grieve the loss of both men.

During #SharkWeek 2014, National People’s Action Calls for End to Payday Loan Shark Lending Practices

During #SharkWeek 2014, National People’s Action Calls for End to Payday Loan Shark Lending Practices

With the CFPB expected to begin the rulemaking process on consumer lending soon, actions in four states and online call for an end to predatory payday, title and installment loan practices.

Activists in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri and Idaho are launching their own take on Shark Week this August. The most dangerous sharks in America, they point out, aren’t found in the sea. They’re the payday loan sharks lurking on neighborhood corners and on the internet and they offer small dollar loans that take a big bite out of family budgets with interest rates averaging roughly 300 percent.

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