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News and photos about Consumer Action's recent outreach department activities.

  • Annual foster parent event
    Guardians of Love, a Los Angeles-based, non-profit foster family agency, invited Consumer Action’s Nelson Santiago to participate in its annual foster-parent appreciation dinner held on…
  • The silent trainer
    Linda Williams of the Consumer Action outreach staff gave a credit card fraud training at the Center on Deafness-Inland Empire (CODIE) in Riverside, California, for…
  • Financial Literacy and Consumer Protection Symposium - WI
    More than 70 case managers, social service providers and representatives from community organizations gathered in Madison, WI, on May 15th to participate in the first…
  • Louisiana agencies learn about MoneyWi$e
    On a mission to educate consumers about good money management, Consumer Action and Capital One headed to Louisiana to share the MoneyWi$e financial literacy project.…
  • MoneyWi$e Roundtable in El Paso
    Consumer Action’s Sol Carbonell and Audrey Perrott conducted a MoneyWi$e Roundtable in El Paso, TX on April 30th. 40 participants attended the training,…
  • Cal-Neva Conference
    Jamie Woo and Audrey Perrott of the Consumer Action outreach staff attended the Cal-Neva Conference at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. The…
  • National Ready to Lead trainings
    Consumer Action partnered with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic youth leadership development…
  • Wealth strategies for farm workers
    Consumer Action’s Associate for National Priorities, Sol Carbonell, presented at the National Farmworker Conference in Sacramento, CA on April 8th.…
  • Training Los Angeles County social workers
    Linda Williams of Consumer Action conducted a training on April 16 for 175 Los Angeles County Social Workers on topics including ID theft, improving and…
  • Open House on women’s concerns
    On April 8, Linda Williams of Consumer Action's outreach team attended an open house sponsored by Riverside County Commission for Women in California's Inland Empire.…
  • Credit card fraud and identity theft training
    Hosted at the Mission Inn Hotel in Riverside, California, on March 19th, the training offered attendees information and resources to educate their clients about credit…
  • MoneyWi$e at the NCRC conference
    Consumer Action’s Sol Carbonell, Associate for National Priorities, traveled to Washington, DC recently to present at the National Community…
  • Chinese New Year Community Street Fair
    Community Outreach Manager Jamie Woo, along with support staff Kinny Li…
  • Chinatown Families Economic Resource Fair
    Consumer Action Community Outreach Manager Jamie Woo and Administrative Assistant Kinny Li attended the Chinatown Families Economic Resource Fair in San Francisco on March 15th.…
  • Lithuania’s consumer protection authorities visit CA
    On March 10th, Feliksas…
  • Privacy roundtables
    During the month of February 2008, Consumer Action’s Outreach and Training team conducted…
  • ID theft workshop in San Francisco
    Staying true to their mission of providing multilingual services that help Chinese immigrants adapt to life in the US, the Chinese Newcomers Service Center hosted…
  • Staff attends Vietnamese Tet Festival
    Community Outreach Manager Jamie Woo braved heavy rain and wind…
  • Arizona CBOs learn about credit cards
    Consumer Action hosted a free train-the-trainer conference in Phoenix, AZ, to help community-based organizations obtain the information and tools they need to educate clients about…
  • MoneyWi$e goes to Dallas and Houston
    More than 100 staff from community agencies, government entities, volunteer and faith-based organizations attended Consumer Action’s…
  • LULAC Wisconsin Latino/Migrant Conference
    Sol Carbonell, Associate, National Priorities for Consumer Action, participated at the LULAC Wisconsin Latino/Migrant Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Carbonell provided an overview of Latinos and…
  • L.A. African Marketplace event
    The annual African Marketplace and Cultural Faire is held In late August and early September to celebrate the diverse cultures of the African community in…
  • Fraud workshop in SF Chinatown
    Jamie Woo, a Consumer Action Community Outreach Manager, conducted a workshop on how to avoid telemarketing fraud in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Aug. 26. The…
  • Staff attends NCLR conference
    Outreach staff member Sol Carbonell attended the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center from July 21-24. Carbonell…
  • 2006 35th Anniversary Fundraiser
    On June 22, Consumer Action held its 35th anniversary fundraiser and Consumer Excellence Awards ceremony at its new offices…
  • Teaching financial literacy to Spanish-speakers
    Consumer Action experts conducted a workshop for community agencies from various states that focused on how to teach financial literacy skills to the Latino community.…
  • MoneyWi$e goes to Massachusetts
    Consumer Action's Candance Acevedo lead a number of enthusiastically received sessions on financial literacy for the 2nd Annual MoneyWise Regional Financial Literacy Training held in…
  • Chicago financial literacy forum
    Program is sponsored by MoneyWi$e, a joint financial education project of Consumer Action and Capital One In early May, Consumer Action and its MoneyWi$e financial…
  • MoneyWi$e financial literacy forum 2003
    In late November, Consumer Action and leading credit card provider Capital One held a free financial training for more than 80 non-profit community groups from…
  • Fall Anniversary Party 2003
    Awards Each year, CA honors organizations and individuals who have advanced consumer rights in significant ways. This year's recipients of the Consumer Excellence Awards are:…
 
 
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