The World Council of Credit Unions' Global Women’s Leadership Network continues to grow as credit union women in five African nations and two U.S. states started new Sister Societies, bringing the new total to 108 chapters in 26 countries.
It was nearly a year ago when then-CUNA Board Chairman Maurice Smith suggested an eighth principle in the cooperative movement: diversity and inclusion. Since then, CUNA has advanced DEI both internally and as a leader within the credit union movement.
More than 30 credit union advocates representing 15 unique credit unions, in addition to league staff, united in their message at South Dakota's Capitol in Pierre Jan. 29th for Credit Union Association of the Dakotas’ annual Legislative Credit Union Day.
CUNA wrote in support of NCUA’s proposal to raise the residential appraisal threshold earlier this month, and several credit union leagues around the country also wrote to NCUA in support of the proposal.
Members of the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals program are in the middle of a week-long immersion trip designed to foster the creation of a toolkit that can be used to replicate the Sicredi Youth Committee model at credit unions across the globe.
Recently, PSECU presented the American Heart Association with a check for $45,000, representing its annual contribution to the organization. AHA also bestowed PSECU with an award to commemorate its 2019 Silver Level Workplace Health Achievement.
Mary Hansen, CEO MEFCU, was awarded a Minnesota ICON award recently in recognition of her more than three decades of community leadership. The award is given to leaders who have made a long-term and extraordinary commitment to leadership.
With CUNA GAC, the credit union system’s premier advocacy event, mere weeks away, attendees are getting prepared. CUNA’s social media accounts asked the question: “What’s in your GAC Survival Kit?” and got some helpful answers from GAC veterans.
Premier FCU will use a $565,000 grant from the Treasury's CDFI Fund to launch of a new branch and to support the deployment of $7.2 million of new loans to residents in the county over the next three years.