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How the media and press can contact us

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Reporters may call Consumer Action in Washington, D.C., at 301-718-2511, and in San Francisco at 415-777-9648. Our press spokespersons include .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in D.C., and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (English/Spanish) in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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About Consumer Action

Consumer Action has been a champion of underrepresented consumers nationwide since 1971. A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Consumer Action focuses on education that empowers consumers to financially prosper. We are a top-rated nonprofit at Great and a Platinum seal holder on

Our diverse staff provides expert commentary on key consumer issues and current marketplace issues affecting low- and moderate-income and limited-English-speaking consumers.

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On this page, you can browse Consumer Action’s own press releases as well as a curated digest of daily consumer news selected by our staff from the headlines of major U.S. news organizations. Click here for Spanish headlines.


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