CBF’s Reeves Condemns Move to Weaken Payday Lending Rule
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CBF’s Reeves Condemns Move to Weaken Payday Lending Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 Media Contact Aaron Weaver | aweaver@cbf.net | 770-220-1610 DECATUR, Ga. — Responding to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement today that it plans to remove borrower safeguards intended to ensure that vulnerable consumers have the ability to repay short-term, high-interest “payday” loans, Stephen K. Reeves, associate coordinator of partnerships … Continue reading

Reeves: Join CBF Advocacy to support broad immigration reform
advocacy / immigration

Reeves: Join CBF Advocacy to support broad immigration reform

By Stephen Reeves In recent weeks, many Americans have been shocked by the practice of separating children from their parents as part of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The tactic was implemented and then rescinded in part to deter other migrants from making the trip north. Many believe it was enacted also to strengthen … Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter joins women faith leaders to ‘cry out for immigrant children’ at U.S.-Mexico border
immigration / Newsroom

CBF’s Paynter joins women faith leaders to ‘cry out for immigrant children’ at U.S.-Mexico border

June 29, 2018 By Aaron Weaver MCALLEN, TEXAS — CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter joined a group of prominent Christian women clergy June 26-28 in cities along the U.S.-Mexico border to advocate on behalf of families who have been separated due to the “zero tolerance” immigration policy of the Trump Administration. Paynter formed a ‘prayer … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy celebrates survival of payday lending rule
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CBF Advocacy celebrates survival of payday lending rule

CONTACT Aaron Weaver, aweaver@cbf.net DECATUR, Ga. — Stephen K. Reeves, associate coordinator of partnerships and advocacy for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, released the following statement following news that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rule providing protections to millions of American consumers from the predatory practices of payday lenders has survived an attempted repeal in Congress. Today … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy releases DREAMer video testimonies, urges action for DACA recipients
immigration / Newsroom

CBF Advocacy releases DREAMer video testimonies, urges action for DACA recipients

Itzayana was brought to the U.S. from Mexico at the age of 2. She’s 24 now and faithfully serves her church. Jemima is a recent college graduate working for a Christian ministry serving vulnerable children. With the elimination of DACA and possibility of deportation, the future Itzayana and Jemima have been building for themselves may soon be stripped away. Contact your members of Congress and ask their support of DREAMers like Itzayana and Jemima. Continue reading