Organization: Lewis Associates
Expertise in: Financial Services/Products, Predatory Lending, Small-Dollar Loan Alternatives, Public Benefit Programs, Housing and Homeownership, Foreclosure, Credit Health Education, Coalition Building, Policy Advocacy, Research and Data Collection, Engaging Communities of Color/Excluded Communities
Bio: Maryellen Lewis works with cities, counties & states on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. Maryellen serves on the board & exec comm of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, and is working to launch the Financial Justice Coalition of Southeast MI (including Detroit). Maryellen chairs the Global Fair Banking Initiative, and also the Economic Opp Work Group based in Lansing. In the past, Maryellen started & ran the Michigan Nonprofit Forum, and developed the groundwork for the Corporate Giving Initiative of the Council of Michigan Foundations.