Managing, Collecting, and Forgiving Consumer Debt: Lessons for Policymakers and Business Leaders

The health crisis of COVID-19 and subsequent effects on the U.S. economy have propelled to the spotlight the issue of financial security at the household level. Issues like paid leave, dependent care, housing instability, student loan debt, and debt collections were challenges to tens of millions of families across America long before the pandemic emerged – and if we don’t make key changes, they will dampen the economic recovery of our nation.

This digital event is the sixth in a series that will explore why addressing key household financial challenges is needed to make an equitable economic recovery. To view all of the events in our series, visit

Time: 1-2 pm EDT

Location: Virtual

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020