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Tackling the Student Debt Crisis Part Two

Middle Class Prosperity Project's  Tackling the Student Debt Crisis Video


Video of the Forum


Cummings and Warren to Hold Middle Class Prosperity Project Forum at Howard University on “Tackling the Student Debt Crisis”

Participants Include Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick, Student Loan Borrowers, and Experts


WASHINGTON, DC—On Monday, April 27, 2015, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Senator Elizabeth Warren will hold the fourth in a series of congressional forums as part of the Middle Class Prosperity Project launched by the Members in February.

Read Ranking Member Cummings' Opening Statement



Ranking Member Cummings and Senator Warren host Middle Class Prosperity Project forum on “Tackling the Student Debt Crisis.”



  • Rohit Chopra, CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman
  • Zakiya Smith, Strategy Director, Lumina Foundation
  • Tyrone Hankerson, Howard University Senior and Special Assistant to Howard University Executive Director for Student Financial Services
  • Latechia Mitchell, 2nd Grade Teacher, Montgomery County Maryland
  • Sharon Williams, Army Veteran and Former University of Phoenix Student



Monday, April 27, 2015

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Howard University

Founders Library Browsing Room

500 Howard Place, NW

Washington, DC 20059