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Diversity Includes Disability: Exploring Inequities in Financial Services for Persons with Disabilities, Including Those Newly Disabled Due to Long-Term COVID

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  • H.R. 4695, the “Eleanor Smith Inclusive Home Design Act of 2021.”
  • H.R. 2498, the “Private Loan Disability Discharge Act of 2021.”
  • H.R. ____, the “Equal Credit Act of 2022.”
  • H.R. ____, the “Disability Disclosure Act of 2022.”
  • H.R. ____, the “Promoting Housing Accessibility Act.”

Witness List

  • Alison Cannington, Senior Manager, Advocacy and Organizing, The Kelsey
  • Cynthia DiBartolo, Founder and CEO, Tigress Financial Partners
  • Thomas Foley, Executive Director, National Disability Institute
  • Vilissa Thompson, LMSW Fellow, The Century Foundation & Co-director, Disability Economic Justice Collaborative
  • Caroline Sullivan, Executive Director, North Carolina Business Committee for Education, Office of the Governor

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