Fair Housing Today Radio will discuss how the foreclosure crisis has impacted communities of colors. Our guest is Aracely Panameño, Director, Latino Affairs with the Center for Responsible Lending.
Ms. Panameno was recently selected to appear a panel member on the upcoming Tavis Smiley’s "Latino Nation" Symposium In Chicago, Saturday, April 6.
Ms. Panameno will outline the devastation foreclosures have inflicted on communities of color. She will offer her perspective on the recent events taking place in Stockton, California and Detroit, Michigan.
Aracely Panameño is a Latina leader, activist, and spokesperson at the domestic and international level. For more than 20 years, she has worked in Latina women’s health, migrant workers, education, immigration, and economic justice issues. She is a published author, accomplished public speaker, media commentator, reporter and columnist, strategic grassroots organizer and coalition builder and direct lobbyist. She joined the Center for Responsible Lending in 2004 as director for Latino affairs. Aracely holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and is MBA in Finance candidate at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.