Native American Financial Institutions Meet with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Express Concerns About Payday Lending Products

May 15, 2012 On May 2, 2012 a group of Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and nonprofits met with staff at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to advocate for responsible and fair lending products in Native American communities. The Native organizations provided examples to demonstrate the negative impact of payday loans in their communities […]

Native CDFI Network Takes Shape, Unites Native CDFIs to Strengthen Economic Development in Indian Country

December 6, 2010 The Native CDFI Network, founded in 2009 to unite Native CDFIs and advance policy priorities important in Native communities, has formed an official steering committee comprised of 13 experienced professionals in the Native community and economic development field to lead the organization through its next phase of development. Over the next year, […]