A Message from Consumer Action

Consumer Action's MoneyWi$e educational materials have moved to our Managing Money Project website. Here you may view, download and order bulk copies of the MoneyWi$e materials. Please make a note of the Managing Money Project address— www.managing-money.org —and add it to your address book.

Outreach & Training

Consumer Action’s multilingual and multicultural Community Outreach Managers counsel consumers, offer technical advice, conduct train-the-trainer workshops and presentations at community events and national conferences and provide expert analysis and commentary to English, Spanish and Chinese media on a variety of consumer issues. Aware that the best way to reach vulnerable consumer populations is to work with trusted community entities, Consumer Action’s outreach staff leverages our national network of more than 8,000 community-based… Read More »


Our Events

News and photos about Consumer Action's recent activities and events.

  • Chinatown Families Economic Resource Fair (Mar 20, 2008)
    Consumer Action Community Outreach Manager Jamie Woo and Administrative Assistant Kinny Li attended the Chinatown Families Economic Resource Fair in…
  • Privacy roundtables (Mar 11, 2008)
    During the month of February 2008, Consumer Action’s…
  • ID theft workshop in San Francisco (Mar 06, 2008)
    Staying true to their mission of providing multilingual services that help Chinese immigrants adapt to life in the US, the…
  • Staff attends Vietnamese Tet Festival (Feb 03, 2008)
    Community Outreach Manager Jamie Woo…
  • LULAC Wisconsin Latino/Migrant Conference (Sep 11, 2007)
    Sol Carbonell, Associate, National Priorities for Consumer Action, participated at the LULAC Wisconsin Latino/Migrant Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Carbonell provided…
  • L.A. African Marketplace event (Sep 04, 2007)
    The annual African Marketplace and Cultural Faire is held In late August and early September to celebrate the diverse cultures…
  • Fraud workshop in SF Chinatown (Aug 26, 2007)
    Jamie Woo, a Consumer Action Community Outreach Manager, conducted a workshop on how to avoid telemarketing fraud in San Francisco's…
  • Staff attends NCLR conference (Jul 26, 2007)
    Outreach staff member Sol Carbonell attended the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference at the Miami Beach Convention…
  • Teaching financial literacy to Spanish-speakers (May 08, 2006)
    Consumer Action experts conducted a workshop for community agencies from various states that focused on how to teach financial literacy…
  • MoneyWi$e goes to Massachusetts (Nov 02, 2005)
    Consumer Action's Candance Acevedo lead a number of enthusiastically received sessions on financial literacy for the 2nd Annual MoneyWise Regional…
  • Chicago financial literacy forum (May 06, 2004)
    Program is sponsored by MoneyWi$e, a joint financial education project of Consumer Action and Capital One In early May, Consumer…
  • MoneyWi$e financial literacy forum 2003 (Nov 20, 2003)
    In late November, Consumer Action and leading credit card provider Capital One held a free financial training for more than…


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