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Chris Vaeth

Chris Vaeth

Policy Advocate


Before joining Protect Democracy, Chris Vaeth was part of the team that opened and built the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and he led the CFPB’s Office of Community Affairs. Prior to the CFPB, Chris worked across the nonprofit sector for racial, economic, and social justice. He is also the founder of the How to Help news blog and host of a podcast featuring interviews with people working to protect American multiracial democracy. Chris is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Divinity School.

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