An email last evening from Larry Bresler of Organize! Ohio:
Organize! Ohio and Bromley & Associates are sponsoring a one day fair lending conference: “Foreclosure Crisis-Shaping the Consumer Response”. It will be held on Friday, November 9, 2007 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at Trinity Cathedral, 2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. Free parking is available off the East 22nd Street and Prospect Avenue entrance to the church.
The conference will feature national and regional experts presenting strategies to combat predatory lending and payday lending. Among the speakers will include Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann, Ohio Representative William Batchelder (R), Stephen Dane, nationally recognized attorney in fair housing and mortgage lending, and Marty Gelfand, counsel from Congressman Kucinich’s office who organized a series of public hearings related to sub prime lending and foreclosures. An overview of Governor Strickland’s Foreclosure Task Force will be also presented.