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CONSUMER ACTION

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Civil Rights, Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, Consumer Protection

Mission: Through multilingual consumer education materials, community outreach and issue-focused advocacy, Consumer Action empowers underrepresented consumers nationwide to assert their rights in the marketplace and financially prosper.

Results: Our COVID-19 Educational Project has developed fact sheets, webinars and a regularly updated Resource Guide to connect consumers with programs that may be able to assist them if they are experiencing financial difficulties during the pandemic.

Target demographics: We help consumers find the tools and information they need to prosper financially.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 6,000 plus community-based partners; 121,000 plus individuals

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: Consumer education. To empower consumers to assert their rights in the marketplace, Consumer Action provides a range of educational resources. Community outreach. With a special focus on serving low- and moderate-income and limited-English-speaking consumers, Consumer Action maintains strong ties to a national network of nearly 7,500 community-based organizations nationwide. Advocacy. Consumer Action is deeply committed to ensuring that underrepresented consumers are represented in the national media and in front of lawmakers.

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