Advocating on behalf of the CDFI industry with your local policymakers is not just about showing how critical our work is to their community through Hill visits, it is also about building on their awareness when they are home and in the communities you serve.
Name: Doug Coward, Executive Director, SELF
CDFI: Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF)
City, State of Site Visit/ Meeting: Fort Pierce, FL
For the month of August, OFN is highlighting Members who have a scheduled advocacy activity with a member of Congress. This week’s spotlight features a site visit to a local restaurant coordinated by Craft3 with Representative Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1).
(L to R): Costilla County Commissioner Lawrence Pacheco, Fort Market owners Gerald and Emerald Tamada, Representative Scott Tipton (CO-3) and CEF staff members Anne Misak, Alan Ramirez and Marcia