A representative from LSA's member Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, Sheri Ekdom, testified at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Sept 18, 2014, on the topic of consumer financial services protection. Sarah Meek, the Director of Public Policy and Advocacy for LSA's Disability Network (LSA-DN) also attended the hearing and provided us with photos.
Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota was invited to testify by the chairman of the committee, Senator Tim Johnson of South Dakota (pictured, with Sheri Ekdom). Also pictured is Ranking Member Senator Crapo.
Kudos to LSS of South Dakota for the work they are doing to help people overcome their financial challenges, improve their money management skills and improve their "financial fitnes" – to learn more about their work, visit: http://www.lsssd.org/financial_services/centerforfinancialresources/.
To read LSS of South Dakota's written testimony submitted for this hearing, click here.
For more information on this hearing, please go to: http://www.banking.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Newsroom.PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=5f618fd1-a2b2-ae9a-8567-2bb9f73725ea.