NCLC Attorney and Former MLAC Racial Justice Fellow Joanna Darcus Testifies before Congress

On June 11, Joanna Darcus, Staff Attorney at the National Consumer Law Center and a former MLAC Racial Justice Fellow, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. She discussed student loan debt and the racial disparities in student loan outcomes.

“Fairness and justice require that borrowers have the ability to enforce their rights when breached by servicers,” said Darcus. “Yet few student loan borrowers have the ability to seek redress when servicers violate their rights.” Read her complete written testimony.