Statements & Briefs

March 28, 2023 – NALCAB, CRL, and National CAPACD Statement for the Record for the Subcommittee on Economic Growth’s Hearing

March 9, 2023 – NALCAB Statement for the Record for the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy Hearing

February 10, 2023 – NALCAB’s Analysis of President Biden’s 2023 State of the Union

December 6, 2022 – NALCAB Statement for the Record for the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Diversity, and Inclusion Hearing

October 19, 2022 – NALCAB, PolicyLink, and other civil rights advocates joined together in defending the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) after the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the CFPB’s funding source is unconstitutional.

March 4, 2022 – NALCAB’s Response to President Biden’s First State of the Union

February 17, 2022 – NALCAB President & CEO Marla Bilonick’s Testimony Before the House Financial Services Committee – Ensuring Small and Minority-Owned Businesses Share in the Economic Recovery

February 17, 2022 – NALCAB, National CAPACD and CRL Written Testimony for House Financial Services Subcommittee Hearing

September 15, 2021 – Immigration Reform is Critical to the US Economy and Workforce

December 24 ,2020 – COVID Relief Package Provides Historic Support to Financial First Responders
Serving Communities of Color

July 21, 2020 – NALCAB Joins Senate Leaders; Civil Rights and Nonprofit Organizations in Supporting Jobs and Neighborhood Investment Act

June 29, 2020 – NALCAB joins CRL, Credit Unions, CDFIs, in joint statement on Supreme Court Decision in Seila Law LLC v. CFPB

June 4, 2020 – NALCAB’s Guide for Nonprofits Accessing CARES Act Funding

June 1, 2020 – NALCAB Public Statement: Police brutality and discriminatory prosecution against people of color undermines the economic strength of our nation

May 21, 2020 – Trump Administration Financial Regulator Lowers the Bar for Banks to Meet Community Reinvestment Requirements

May 5, 2020 – NALCAB’s Priorities for the CARES Act 2.0

April 17, 2020 – Solutions for Ensuring that Underserved Small Businesses and Nonprofits Benefit from the CARES Act

April 17, 2020 – NALCAB Calls on Congress to Fix the Broken Paycheck Protection Program by Setting Aside $60 Billion for Underserved Small Businesses and Non-Profits

April 10, 2020 – Aid for Small Businesses in Coronavirus Stimulus Legislation is Not Reaching Those Who Need It Most Urgently

April 7, 2020 – Community Development, Civil Rights and Small Business Organizations Call on Congress to Ensure Underserved Small Businesses and Non-profits Benefit from the CARES Act

April 3, 2020 – NALCAB’s Initial Analysis of the Federal Paycheck Protection Program Regulation

March 18, 2020 – NALCAB’s Recommendations for Responding to the Economic Crisis Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 14, 2020 – NALCAB Testimony Before House Financial Services Subcommittee on the OCC’s Proposed CRA Rulemaking

September 4, 2019 – NALCAB Testimony Before the House Financial Services Committee on the topic: Examining Discrimination and Other Barriers to Consumer Credit, Homeownership, and Financial Inclusion in Texas

August 13, 2019 – DHS’s Anti-Immigrant “Public Charge” Rule Will Limit Economic Growth


Letters Archive

April 21, 2023 – NALCAB Comments on the Initial Proposals from the Federal Interagency Technical Working Group on Race and Ethnicity Standards

April 19, 2023 – NALCAB Letter to HUD on the Proposed AFFH Rule

December 16, 2022 – NALCAB Letter to the Interagency Community Investment Committee for Comments on the Community Investment RFI

December 5, 2022 – Joint Statement to the EPA on the implementation of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund 

November 21, 2022 – NALCAB Letter to the CDFI Fund regarding the Minority Lending Designation noticed in the Federal Register

November 14, 2022 – NALCAB Letter on 2030 Census Preliminary Research published by the US Census Bureau in the Federal Register

October 19, 2022 – Joint Letter to the EPA on in support of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund section 60103 of the Inflation Reduction Act

January 31, 2022 – NALCAB Letter to the White House Economic Policy Council on the Implementation of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

January 6, 2022 – Joint Comment Letter on the CFPB’s Proposed Rule to Implement Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act (Data Collection on Lending to Women-Owned, Minority-Owned, and Small Businesses)

November 16, 2021 – Coalition Letter to Congressional Small Business Committees on Proposed SBA Direct Lending Program

September 24, 2021 – NALCAB Letter to US Senate Small Business Committee on Budget Reconciliation

April 13, 2021 – Coalition Letter to the CFPB on Payday Lending and Ability-to-Repay Protections

February 16, 2021 – NALCAB Comment Letter to the Federal Reserve on Proposed Changes to CRA

November 5, 2020 – NALCAB Comment on the CDFI Fund’s RFI on CDFI Certification

May 22, 2020 – Joint Letter to President and Congress: Make PPP Work for Underserved Small Businesses

April 14, 2020 – A Call to Action to Fix the CARES Act on Behalf of Underserved Small Businesses

April 10, 2020 – NALCAB Asks Federal Reserve to Open CARES Act Funding to CDFIs

April 9, 2020 – NALCAB Urges SBA to Deploy CARES Act Funding to Underserved Communities

April 6, 2020 – NALCAB Comment Letter to OCC on Proposed Changes to CRA

March 16, 2020 – NALCAB Opposes AFFH Proposed Rule

July 30, 2019 – NALCAB Supports OEM in SBA

March 14, 2019 – NALCAB Opposes CFPB Proposal to Rescind Payday Loan Regulations

March 13, 2019 – Hearing Request to House Financial Services Committee on CRA