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Here’s how community-based organizations can do business with us

So often, the work that we do relies on the knowledge and expertise that community-based organizations provide us. These organizations are our eyes and ears on-the-ground, and they give us feedback on how our work can impact people. We want to make sure that we not only informally include these organizations in our meetings and […]

Category: Policy and compliance |
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Developing standards for assessing diversity policies

We are tasked, along with other agencies, by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, to develop standards that can be used for assessing the diversity policies and practices of financial service providers. Together with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, […]

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Working with small businesses

We’re committed to building partnerships with small businesses, including those owned by veterans, women, and minorities, that can help us meet our purchasing needs. If you or your company are interested in doing business with us, we have an event you won’t want to miss. On June 25, 2013, we will be hosting a small business fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at our office in Washington, D.C. Learn more about this event.>>

Category: At the CFPB |
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Continuing our promise of diversity

Today is my first day as the Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at the CFPB. I’m coming to the CFPB after serving nine years at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Commission). There I worked to protect the public from unlawful discrimination and harassment in all work situations.

I came to the CFPB because I know this is a place that shares those same values. Here we have a team that understands that to help all consumers we need to have a wide range of perspectives in-house. Our Office of Minority and Women Inclusion will work to ensure that diversity and inclusion are more than just considerations; they are defining standards for the work we do.