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Stella Adams is the founder and CEO of S J Adams Consulting which performs research and policy development in the areas of fair housing, and fair lending.

Ms. Adams served on the Federal Reserve Board Consumer Advisory Council (1/05-12/07), which advises the Board on the exercise of its responsibilities under the Consumer Credit Protection Act (Ms. Adams served as the Chair of the Community Affairs and Housing subcommittee and lead the discussions on strengthening HOEPA to protect consumers from Predatory Lenders. Ms. Adams also currently serves on the following Boards and Commissions: The National Community Reinvestment Coalition; The North Carolina Advisory Committee to the US Civil Rights Commission; The NC Legislative Commission on Racial, Ethnic and Religious Discrimination; and The NC Conference of the NAACP.

Ms. Adams has testified before Congress on many occasions and is the recipient of the 2006 Individual Achievement Award of the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies, 2005 Civil Rights Award granted by the National Association of Human Rights Workers and has received the 2004 HUD FHEO Pioneer Award for her work in fighting predatory lending and the 2004 National Fair Housing Alliance Fair Lending Advocacy Award.

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You Can't Kill A Movement Friday, December 19, 2014 (27 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Unarmed Black Men, White Cops and Grand Juries: "Investigated, Considered and Ignored" This article places in historical context the outrage and opportunity for change that the tragic deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner and countless others provide our nation.

Sunday, November 21, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Listening and Learning from my 19 year old "Concerned Citizen" The next generation of Democratic Progressive activists are looking at how we face the challenge that the mid-term election has brought us. They expect us to stand up for our values and to stand up for them. They are weighing us in the balance and find us wanting.

Sunday, November 7, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Summary of the Fair Lending Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 This article is a summary of the fair lending provisions of the Dodd-Frank bill and its creation of an office of fair lending and equal opportunity. We have an opportunity to help guide and shape how this new agency will carryout its duties and to ensure the protection of vulnerable minority borrowers and communities.

Friday, May 15, 2009 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Demand Change from Bank of America Comment Period Extended til 5/23/09 I just found out that there is an open comment period for the reorganization of Bank of America it ends 5/23/09!!! Here is a sample letter please feel free to include your specific issues of concern BOFA and their products or services please include. We just need to get them in TODAY. please copy and paste and Fax or email TODAY!!! Fax: (804)697-4021

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is Scrip the Answer for the African American Community? This article explores the idea that local currency or scrip is a way to address the economic crisis facing African American neighborhoods and communities. Could the use of scrip and time dollars filled a void in these micro-economies?

Friday, February 27, 2009 (17 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Putting Race Explicitly into the CRA This article was written for the new book released on 2/24/09 by the Boston and San Francisco Federal Reserve Banks entitled Revisiting the CRA: Perspectives on the Future of the Community Reinvestment Act

Wednesday, December 31, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Do Unto Others- Provide Relief to our Neighbors This is an opinion piece encouraging readers to contact Congress and demand meaningful actions to stimulate the economy and stop the foreclosure crisis.