Consumer Perspectives on Student Loan Debt: BayLegal’s Juliana Fredman on KALW 91.7’s City Visions

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Yesterday’s installment of City Visions, airing on NPR-affiliate KALW 91.7 FM, San Francisco, presented a discussion of ballooning student debt levels in the Bay Area and nationally. Participants included:

  • Juliana Fredman, BayLegal senior consumer attorney
  • Jacob Dumez, Manager of Policy and Partners in the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment
  • Suzanne Martindale, Senior Policy Counsel & Western States Legislative Manager for Consumer Reports

Thanks to Juliana and the other panelists for a detailed and informative discussion of the factors driving the student loan debt crisis, legal and other remedies for borrowers, and the role of legal services in securing debt relief for low-income borrowers. You can stream the full hourlong segment online from the KALW website.