Advocates share Hill visits on social media
CUNA GAC attendees share credit unions' story on Capitol Hill.
While Hill visits occur throughout the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, they started in full Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Credit union advocates from across the United States took the talking points discussed during the first three days of the conference and set out to share credit union ideals and causes with legislators.
Wyoming’s #creditunions met with staff from @SenLummis’ office to share our priorities and thank the Senator for her support of the SAFE Banking Act. Wyoming’s 22 credit unions serve over 311k members. #CUNAGAC #advocacy pic.twitter.com/uk9GqFHbgX— Mountain West CUA (@mwcua) March 2, 2022
“I’m a proud member of two #creditunions and I appreciate what you all do so much to reach into #communities. You want people to get their feet on the ladder and be able to climb.”— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) March 1, 2022
Thank you for your time with us today and for all YOU do, @RepTedBudd! #CUNAGAC #CUdifference pic.twitter.com/Tufro8mbeg
“You never know what life has in store. We’re here to create as much #opportunity as we can for as many people as we can. That why we want to hear from you. You’re on the front lines.” — @WhipClyburn— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) March 2, 2022
We appreciate your long history with and support for #creditunions! #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/nMH4E4Lbbc
MCUL Advocacy wrapped up two days of Hill Visits with our Congressional Delegation and @TheNCUA at #CUNAGAC, discussing issues of importance to our CUs and the members they serve! pic.twitter.com/YEDrzqQYF9— MCUL & Affiliates (@MICreditUnions) March 2, 2022
We had the opportunity to meet with @RepBillJohnson today to talk about the important role credit unions play in helping Ohioans achieve their financial dreams. #weCUadvocating #CUNAGAC #CUDifference pic.twitter.com/zJW63aIbir— Ohio CU League (@WeAreOCUL) March 2, 2022
Thank you to Leg Director Christopher DeVore for stopping by on behalf of @RepAdams as she engaged in important voting! We know she cares about what #creditunions do and we look forward to continued work together for #NC citizens. #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/9G9XWfyykY— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) March 2, 2022
“I want to give hope for people. There’s so much we can do if we work together.”— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) March 2, 2022
We agree and appreciate working with you, @RepNancyMace, and we’re glad #creditunions are “in your blood!” #CUNAGAC #CUdifference pic.twitter.com/Td7Sp2IrGJ
Arizona Representative @RepDavid Schweikert kicked off our legislative breakfast today, meeting with attendees from across the region. Thank you for listening to Arizona’s credit unions on behalf of their 1.7 million members. #CUNAGAC #advocacy #creditunions pic.twitter.com/AqE9S6OGDs— Mountain West CUA (@mwcua) March 2, 2022
Colorado’s credit unions met with @RepBoebert’s staff to talk priorities impacting rural communities, as well as the issues important to Colorado’s 2.15 million #creditunion members. #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/OZPfoIc5cN— Mountain West CUA (@mwcua) March 2, 2022
“The nexus of closing the gap between haves and have-nots is #education and #financialliteracy. If we have #creditunions leading the way, we have the closest thing to a panacea.” — @SenatorTimScott #equity #financialwellbeingforall #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/oS5VUBqMcZ— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) March 2, 2022
Special thanks to Representative @RepLizCheney for meeting with Wyoming’s credit unions, and addressing our regional delegation. We appreciate your attention to our priorities. #cunagac #creditunions #advocacy pic.twitter.com/BdaRAwhu3k— Mountain West CUA (@mwcua) March 2, 2022
Cornerstone YPs enjoyed the National Association of Latino Credit Unions & Professionals (NLCUP) luncheon with some words of wisdom shared by Congresswoman Veronica Escobar of Texas’ 16th district in El Paso. @RepEscobar #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/QqTmk2zEUz— Cornerstone Credit Union Young Professionals (@CornerstoneCUYP) March 1, 2022
HVCU staff visited our nation's capitol today to show our legislators how important credit unions and our members are. More than 4,000 credit union volunteers and staff are in the capital, some of who are shown below with Senator Chuck Schumer. #CUNAGAC #CUNAGAC2022 pic.twitter.com/yvv961ePKS— Hudson Valley Credit Union (@HudValleyCU) March 1, 2022
We welcomed @KathyManningNC Chief of Staff Sarah Curtis this afternoon and shared how #NC #creditunions have kept members in their homes and kept #SmallBusinesses stay open during the pandemic, and how we want to do even more. #CUNAGAC pic.twitter.com/e2pUmb5LzE— Carolinas CU League (@TheCCUL) March 2, 2022
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