Black and brown people are among the hardest hit in the economic collapse our country is experiencing. Policy solutions solve nothing if they do not explicitly address the needs of Black and brown people before big corporations.
An executive action for student debt cancellation would provide much needed economic relief to millions of Black and Latinx families in order to avoid financial catastrophe during the continuing global pandemic.
Credit reports and scores control access to public goods people need. Yet, in the midst of a global pandemic and economic collapse, remaking the nation’s credit reporting system is not the top concern.