The January 2016 Red Flag Award goes to...Consumer Action! Through "using multilingual consumer education materials, community outreach and issue-focused advocacy" Consumer Action "empowers low- and moderate-income, limited-English-speaking, and other underrepresented consumers nationwide to financially prosper through education and advocacy." Consumer action provides trainings in topics such as financial literacy and distributes "more than one million publications annually in five languages." If you are interested in ordering these free publications you can order here or call 415-777-9648.
* Name: Consumer Action
* Location: Based in California, online.
* Fun fact: The organization provides all of their information in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese, and has some information available in other languages such as Russian, Tagalog, Japanese and others.
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