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Reporters may call Consumer Action in Washington, DC at 202-544-3088, San Francisco at 415-777-9648 or Los Angeles at 213-624-4631. Our press spokespersons include Linda Sherry, and Ruth Susswein in DC; Joe Ridout and Ken McEldowney in San Francisco, and Nelson Santiago in Los Angeles.
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Consumer Action has been a champion of underrepresented consumers nationwide since 1971. A nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, Consumer Action focuses on financial education that empowers low to moderate income and limited-English-speaking consumers to financially prosper.
Our diverse staff provides expert commentary on key consumer issues supported by solid data. We offer access to victim testimony, as well as expertise on current financial issues affecting low to moderate income and limited-English-speaking consumers.
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