Leaders from CUNA, the Illinois Credit Union League, Faith-Based Credit Union Alliance, Inclusiv, and CUNA Mutual Group, met with leaders from the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in Chicago.
The groups discussed the importance of financial access for underserved communities, and how the CUNA-League-supported Expanding Financial Access for Underserved Communities Act (H.R. 7003) would advance those goals.
"It was a pleasure to meet with leaders from the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) to discuss the importance of financial access in advancing underserved and marginalized communities," said Jim Nussle, Credit Union National Association President/CEO. "The CBC has a storied legacy of fighting for communities that are too often left behind or denied a seat at the table. America’s credit unions look forward to working with CBC members to pass H.R. 7003 and address financial inequities to restore power and vibrancy to communities across the country.”
H.R. 7003, which passed the House Financial Services Committee last month, would: