Consumer Protection in Underserved Communities

Tulane University School of Law 6329 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70118 | Directions & Nearby

Event Description

Join the Federal Trade Commission, the Tulane University School of Law, legal services attorneys and other consumer advocates, and state and federal consumer protection officials at this free event to discuss issues facing consumers today. Topics include debt collection and relief, identity theft, issues affecting underserved populations, life as a public interest lawyer, public service loan forgiveness, foreclosure assistance, and loan modification. Conference participants will reflect upon experiences and challenges, make connections, and consider how groups can better collaborate and share information and resources.

Event Details

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

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This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.