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Cheye-Ann Corona

Senior Policy and Gov't Affairs Associate

Cheye-Ann Corona is a Senior Policy and Government Affairs Associate for Western States, working on issues related to small dollar and student lending. Cheye-Ann joined our Oakland office from Washington, D.C. where she worked on federal policy reforms ranging from issues related to homeownership, economic inequality, labor, education, and financial services.

Cheye-Ann has dedicated over a decade to advocating for viable public policy reforms that provide economic, political, and social mobility for communities of color. Prior to joining CRL, Cheye-Ann served as a Senior Legislative Assistant for Congressman Al Green a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee. She was a Graduate Housing Fellow with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute where she published a policy brief on federal policies to alleviate the affordable housing crisis. She also spent time as a Legislative Assistant in the California State Legislature and has been involved in organizing low-income communities of color in Los Angeles against gentrification.

Cheye-Ann graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.A. in International Development Studies and a two M.A.’s in Urban Planning and Latin American Studies.

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July 18, 2019 | By Consumers
Our team sat down and spoke with Cheye-Ann Corona, Senior Policy Associate with the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), to have her shed some light on common issues in the student loan...
June 26, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Representatives Susie Lee (D-Nev.) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) introduced the Preventing Risky Operations from Threatening the Education and Career Trajectories of...
May 11, 2019 | By Annie Nova | CNBC
Lawmakers have introduced a bill that would make it easier for student loan borrowers to cancel their debt in bankruptcy. The measure, which is supported by 14 Democrats, one Republican and one...
May 9, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) has announced support for legislation introduced today by Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019...