Graciela Aponte

Graciela Aponte headshotGraciela Aponte provides legislative analysis and advocacy on affordable homeownership, foreclosure prevention, and credit scoring for the National Council of La Raza, the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Aponte’s expertise is in housing policy, housing counseling, barriers to Latino homeownership, predatory lending, credit scoring, and foreclosure prevention.

Aponte has a bachelor’s degree in government and politics from the University of Maryland, College Park and a citation in Spanish language and culture. Aponte was previously a Bilingual Housing Counselor at the Housing Initiative Partnership in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Director of Grants and Appropriations to Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez of New York, and Community Liaison to Congressman Albert Wynn of Maryland.

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