« Home

Louisiana Appleseed Community Forum to Address Household Debt

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:00 PM


Louisiana Appleseed released its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color in its report A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt. As a part of a statewide tour, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Alexandria. During this meeting, Louisiana Appleseed will discuss its findings outlined in A Vicious Cycle, listen to residents’ current debt problems, and highlight current materials available to increase financial stability. This meeting is open to the public. A Vicious Cycle provides essential information on the factors contributing to the racial inequities that prevent wealth generation in communities of color. Long-term consequences of resorting to high-cost financial products often perpetuate a cycle of crippling debt that compounds financial insecurity and entrenches families and communities in poverty. The report also highlights how low-income people of color also are trapped by harmful debt through the imposition of court fines and fees.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/louisiana-appleseed-community-forum-to-address-household-debt-tickets-69670128229?aff=aff0eventful

Improve this event listing

Venue

1115 Broadway Avenue
Alexandria, LA

View Map | Get Directions

More Event Ideas


Powered by Datasphere

Event data provided by Eventful

Free Coupons in Add Your Coupon to LocalSaver

Close

What can we do for you?

Thank you for your input. Please fill out the form below and provide as much information as possible about updates to this event or venue.

Send