The credit union movement has returned to Washington, D.C., this week for the 2022 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). The advocacy event, which started Sunday and runs through Thursday, brings credit union leaders from around the country to discuss the movement, share ideas, and celebrate credit unions' impact.
BREAKING@ChampionsForCUs Exec. Director Mike Reuter announces the launch of the Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund, to support Ukraine’s credit union system and those it supports. In the US - text CUS4UKRAINE to 44-321 to donate, worldwide, visit https://t.co/0Jk5mmrciI pic.twitter.com/8F10bqiQGk— World Council of Credit Unions (@WOCCU) February 28, 2022
“This is the right thing to do, this is the global community, this is the power of our network” - @WOCCU President and CEO Elissa McCarter LaBorde says on the @ChampionsForCUs new Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund. #Ukraine #doglobalgood #creditunions #PeopleHelpingPeople pic.twitter.com/7r02p6I3u5— World Council of Credit Unions (@WOCCU) February 28, 2022
We are grateful to be back in Washington, D.C. with nearly 200 members from across Alabama, Florida, and Georgia advocating on behalf of the more than 10.6 million credit union members across our states. #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/xTjMboq5fq— LSCU & Affiliates (@LeagueofSECUs) February 28, 2022
“Human service through #creditunions is taking the many different threads of a person’s finances and weaving them into a path of peacefulness and financial well-being.” — @NCUFoundation Exec Dir Gigi Hyland @hylandhighway #CUNAGAC https://t.co/gloCHOvmGZ— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) February 28, 2022
“In times of difficulty, your true character comes through. We built on our #creditunion reputation in the last two years. When your members are in trouble, you’re among the first places people have turned to—their #financialfirstresponders.”— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) February 28, 2022
— @CUNA CEO @JimNussle #CUNAGAC
If we believe credit unions are special, we must actually be special….Telling our credit union story and backing it up with data is why we’re here today. #CUNAGAC #crashthegac22 pic.twitter.com/aC5b4ovavP— Cooperative Trust (@thecooptrust) February 28, 2022
"The Expanding Financial Access for Underserved Communities Act would make it easier for federal credit unions to add underserved areas to their field of membership and exempt business loans made by all credit unions in these areas from the member business lending cap." #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/NwVjBFsAqC— CUNA (@CUNA) February 28, 2022
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