Regulators Should Hold CIT Bank Accountable for Strong CRA Plan In this American Banker Op-Ed, Paulina Gonzalez
and Orson Aguilar explain the importance of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
holding CIT Bank accountable to developing a robust and transparent CRA plan.
July 29, 2015.
Paulina Gonzalez, executive director of CRC, contrasts the City National CRA plan with the weaker plan offered by OneWest Bank and CIT Group.
Los Angeles Business Journal
Matt Pressberg. May 11, 2015.
Consumers, lenders ask state lawmakers to take sides on proposed payday loan rules Paulina Gonzalez, executive director, and Liana Molina, payday organizer, both testified at a California Senate Banking Committee hearing about the CFPB's new payday loan proposed regulations.
Regulators Announce Public Hearing on Proposed TBTF Bank Merger In this Daily Kos diary, Paulina Gonzalez, executive director of CRC, explains how 15,559 petitions and a letter signed by 51 national and state organizations, built on month of opposition to the proposed merger of CIT Group and OneWest Bank and set a new record for the number of individuals opposing a bank merger.
February 10, 2015.
Activist Paulina Gonzalez puts pressure on banks to help the poor This Los Angeles Times "How I Made It" focuses on CRC's executive director, Paulina Gonzalez.
also discusses CIT Group
and OneWest bank merger that would result in a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI), otherwise known as "Too Big To Fail.
Critics Blame Cycle of Debt on Predatory Pay Day Loans This story about the dangers of payday loans includes a presentation by CRC Executive Director Paulina Gonzalez.
NBC 4 Los Angeles.
October 10, 2014.
Shouldn't communities be considered 'too big to fail'? This guest column by Paulina Gonzalez
from the California Reinvestment Coalition
and Orson Aguilar from the Greenlining Institute outlines community concerns about a proposed