Author Archives: Mike Carter

Advocates Cheer Passage of Student Debt Reform Bill

Denver— This afternoon, the Colorado legislature gave the final thumbs up to Senator Faith Winter’s SB19-002, a bill that will bring oversight of student loan servicers in line with other consumer loan providers in the state. Among licensing requirements and … Continue reading

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New Analysis Reveals More than 730,000 Coloradans Suffer Under the Weight of Historic Levels of Student Debt, State Must Take Action to Protect Borrowers

As the Legislative Session Begins, Student Loan Borrowers of All Ages in Colorado Now Owe More Than $26 Billion in Student Debt WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC) and New Era Colorado released new analysis demonstrating … Continue reading

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Request for Proposals: Equity and Inclusiveness Assessment + Blueprint 

To view this request as a PDF, click here. Date of Request for Proposals: December 1, 2018Deadline for Request for Proposals: January 31, 2019 Summary New Era Colorado seeks a consultant (or pair/team) to work with us to pursue organizational … Continue reading

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Now seeking: Fundraising Fellow

For a PDF version of this fellowship description, click here. We’re seeking a part-time fundraising fellow to help us raise the revenue we need to power our work and grow our impact. As a fundraising fellow, you’ll receive unique networking … Continue reading

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Statement on Resignation of Top Student Loan Watchdog

WASHINGTON— Seth Frotman, the Student Loan Ombudsman at the Consumer FInancial Protection Bureau tasked with overseeing the student loan market, resigned this morning. In a scathing resignation letter to Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, Frotman states that the current administration has “has … Continue reading

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