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Dear Members:

Please find below Federal Student Loan Forgiveness information:
The following links may be helpful for pastors and members who are looking to take advantage of certain federal student loan forgiveness programs.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
This initiative is for persons employed by U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal governments or not-for-profit organizations (including clergy and churches).

Please click the link below for information for the program:
https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

Watch the video presentation below sponsored by the National Council of Churches:
Borrower Defense Loan Discharge Program
This program is for persons who have taken out predatory student loans from certain for-profit institutions and can apply to have them discharged.

Please click the link below for information about the program:
https://studentaid.gov/borrower-defense/

Click the link below to view the settlement chart.  It helps identify which for-profit schools are impacted by the program and recent loan settlements:
Peace,
Rev. Dr. Jeffery B. Cooper
General Secretary/CIO
Senior General Officer
African Methodist Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 331028   -   1720 Scovel Street   -   Nashville, TN 37208  
Office:  615-254-0911   -   Fax:  615-254-0912   -   cio@ame-church.com  
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