DCA Releases Report About Factors Contributing To Student Loan Distress From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) today announced the findings of their second student loan report titled Student Loan Debt Distress Across NYC Neighborhoods: Identifying Indicators of Vulnerability. Continue Reading →

NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs Urges To Start Saving For College Now

As part of National College Savings Month, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas is encouraging New Yorkers to take advantage of free City resources to help manage their finances and start planning for their college education. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Launched First Of Its New Paid Care Division

The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has officially launched its new Paid Care Division within its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) with the first in a series of events to bring together paid care workers, including home care and domestic workers, as well as workers’ rights organizations, policy experts, and legislators. Continue Reading →

Financial Empowerment For Immigrants From Harlem To Hollis

New York Public LibraryOn Saturday, April 2, 2016, local community-based organizations and New York City agencies will provide information about financial empowerment, IDNYC and access to banking, free tax preparation, and other important resources and services, including employment protections, small business services, and ActionNYC, which provides free legal services for immigrants from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →