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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Credit Check Can Be A Barrier To A Job Or Promotion


An interview with Charlene Crowell with the Center for Responsible Lending on how employment credit checks keep qualified workers out of a job, unveils how the use of credit history in employment decisions is often leaving people of color in the unemployment lines.

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Strickland Introduces Legislation To Address Veteran Homelessness

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) introduced legislation, H.R. 5470, that will help end veteran homelessness. The bill, The Housing Opportunities to Mitigate Expenses for Services (HOMES) for the Veterans Act, will reduce barriers and make it easier for organizations who provide homes and services to veterans experiencing homelessness to access federal capital grants.