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.
The World Council of Credit Unions presented the Indiana Credit Union League with the 2020 Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor paid to individuals and institutions by the worldwide credit union movement. The award was created to recognize outstanding contributions to international credit union development.
CUNA has joined the World Council of Credit Unions’ COVID-19 Response Committee which is dedicated to identifying strategies, resources and practices to help credit unions around the world respond to the pandemic. CUNA Chief Engagement Officer Greg Michlig will represent American credit unions on the committee.
CUNA responded Monday to its Board of Directors’ June 4 resolution committing to advance equitable service to Black communities with a report outlining commitments the organization has made to address service to and inclusion of Black people, communities and credit union professionals across the credit union movement.
The settlement administrator for the Equifax data breach settlement has now sent out information on making a claim to credit unions it knows to be eligible. Settlement was announced in June for the Equifax data breach lawsuit.
CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is now accepting entries for the 2021 Diamond Awards, the pinnacle of achievement for creative excellence in the credit union industry. To honor the critical and challenging work executed this year, a Crisis Management category has been added.
Credit Union Magazine’s Spring 2022 edition highlights inclusive lending, succession planning, fair lending and artificial intelligence, and the use of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) as a competitive differentiator.