Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger visited The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital (BBCH) to present a check for $14,000 to support the hospital’s efforts to assist food insecure patients and their families.
The GoWest Foundation is supporting this effort by providing “Bite of Reality,” an app-based platform for high school students that addresses the most practical financial challenges they will experience in adulthood.
CUNA and NAFCU’s websites are updated with recent developments related to the proposed transformation to America’s Credit Unions, including 2022 financial statements for both organizations, a video of Jim Nussle’s conversation at NAFCU’s 2023 Congressional Caucus where he laid out his vision for the new organization, and refreshed FAQs.
Consumers will bear the cost of the big box interchange bill, League of Southeastern Credit Unions and Affiliates President Samantha Beeler wrote, calling it "Durbin 2.0 in sheep’s clothing," and making consumers and businesses more susceptible to fraud.
Credit union CEOs were sent a survey last week to help shape the proposed America’s Credit Unions, should the merger be approved, seeking insights into expectations on timeline, focus areas, areas in need of transformation, communication preferences, and more.
As awareness and concern grow about a more complicated legislative environment, CUNA Associate Business Membership (ABM) roster has increased correspondingly. Visa, Dynamic Edge and Zest AI joined as ABMs this month to bolster collective advocacy efforts.
World Council of Credit Unions announced it will begin implementing the new Accelerating Growth and Inclusion in Lending for Credit Unions (AGIL4CU) Project in October, a five-year, $9.3 million initiative funded through the USAID Cooperative Development Program in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Senegal and Guatemala.
The Cornerstone League announced the launch of UNITE, its grassroots advocacy initiative tailored to the five states it represents. UNITE is an acronym for the five pillars of Cornerstone League's grassroots advocacy strategy: understand, notify, invest, target, and engage.
The advocacy mission never rests, GoWest Credit Union Association Senior Vice President of Advocacy Ryan Fitzgerald wrote in CUInsight, and the summer recess isn't exception, but presents prime opportunities for more personalized contact with lawmakers.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, who will lead America’s Credit Unions should members approve the proposed merger, provided an update on NAFCU and CUNA staff who will spearhead key transformation teams during the process.
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