The National Credit Union Foundation announced the availability of a new, free learning resource called Exploring Our Values, a self-guided course designed for credit union employees at any level of the organization. The course is designed to teach the fundamentals of credit unions’ cooperative structure, operating principles and history.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Ask the Regulators webinar, “Basics of PPP Loan Forgiveness and the SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Platform,” scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 27 has been rescheduled. The new date and time for the session is now Thursday, Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. (ET).
The USAID approved an extension of World Council of Credit Unions Credit for Agriculture Producers Project in Ukraine through March 2023, continuing to improve the regulatory environment for credit unions in Ukraine and extend more credit union loans to the country’s farmers and agribusinesses.
Redwood Credit Union will host a free 60-minute webinar with personal finance expert Jean Chatzky titled “Finding Financial Resilience in Uncertain Times” Wednesday, Sept. 9. Chatzky will share tips for understanding one’s money and regaining control of it to enable positive changes that have a lasting impact.
Natco CU forgave $18,737 on 50 loans held by members who were hardest hit by the pandemic due to loss of income through its Deferred Payment Relief for Service Industry Workers initiative. Natco received a $10,000 grant from NCUA and forgave an additional $8,737.
Credit unions in the path of Hurricane Laura are advised to take precautions as the storm intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico, NCUA said Wednesday. Hurricane Laura’s current projected path could have it making landfall along the Gulf Coasts of Texas and Louisiana as early as Wednesday evening.
Credit unions can learn more about potential collaborations with NeighborWorks America during an upcoming webinar hosted by NCUA. Online registration is now open for the webinar, “Partnering with NeighborWorks,” scheduled for Sept. 15, beginning at 2 p.m. (ET).
CUNA Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Samira Salem spoke to Associations Now recently about CUNA’s plans to ensure DEI is a consistent part of the credit union movement, CUNA’s report to the board on advancing service to Black communities and more.
The U.S. Department of Treasury, NASCUS and CUNA are working together to provide credit unions with greater than $250 million in assets an opportunity to practice cybersecurity response during a webinar set for August 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (ET).
Credit unions in Alabama, Florida and Georgia have continued to work tirelessly to help members through the financial realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. LSCU has surveyed credit unions in all three states to quantify the ways in which the states’ credit unions have helped consumers through this uncertain time.