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Will Student Loan Forgiveness Be $10,000 Or $50,000 — Or Zero?

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Adam S. Minsky | Forbes
Jaylon Herbin

“Cancelling $50,000 in student loan debt is the minimum needed to begin addressing the racial wealth gap,” said Jaylon Herbin, policy and outreach manager and student loan lead at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL). “Student debt most negatively impacts those historically marginalized through systemic inequalities that have only continued to grow. President Biden can and should use the authority of executive action to uphold the administration’s commitment to helping communities of color and women, who deserve the ability to build their American dream.”