Staff Attorney at National Consumer Law Center
Olivia B. Wein has been a staff attorney in the Washington office of the National Consumer Law Center since December 1999. Olivia represents the interests of low-income clients at the federal and state level on energy and utility issues. She regularly submits testimony to Congress on the importance of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), as well as comments to various federal agencies and state public utility commissions on behalf of low-income consumers. Olivia is on the board of the National Low-Income Energy Consortium, and co-chairs the LIHEAP Coalition, which is comprised of a broad array of national, regional and local groups and organizations. She was a member of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council’s Small Systems Affordability Work Group and serves on the steering committee for the Campaign for Safe and Affordable Drinking Water. Olivia co-edits NCLC’s quarterly Energy & Utility Update newsletter as well as co-authors NCLC’s Access to Utility Service and is a contributing author to several other NCLC publications including Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices.
The Digital Inclusion Workshop, co-organized with the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA), will offer a targeted discussion of local and national efforts to promote equitable access and use of the Internet, plus an in-depth discussion of the FCC’s Lifeline program. 1. Public Housing – Panelists will explore how public housing authorities can integrate digital inclusion […]