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By Erik Payne | Oct. 25, 2021

A three-year partnership between SECU Foundation and a North Carolina nonprofit places high-achieving college graduates into community government roles to curb the state’s brain drain.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 18, 2021

Employees asked, and Horizon FCU made Black Friday a paid holiday. The Pennsylvania cooperative has made other decisions by following its mission, vision, and values, too.

By Jon Jeffreys | Oct. 5, 2021

It’s time to show consumers that credit unions across the country are steadfastly working to improve the lives of their members and communities.

 

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By Erik Payne | Sept. 20, 2021

In response to fires in the fall of 2020, Oregon Community Credit Union’s Foundation created a relief fund focused on mid-term recovery needs.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 30, 2021

Sara Dunlap empowers employees at Leaders Credit Union to help stakeholders meet their potential.

By Sharon Simpson | Aug. 30, 2021

Leaders from three credit unions share insights gleaned from launching and supporting employee resource groups.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 23, 2021

Two years after launching a DEI-focused internal initiative, the Washington state cooperative created a fund to donate $5 million over five years to Black-led nonprofits.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 17, 2021

The Virginia cooperative leverages a government-guaranteed loans program to help local business owners make an environmental difference.

By Marc Rapport | June 28, 2021

The Tennessee cooperative creates an internal think tank to seize internal expertise and extend member impact.

By Marc Rapport | May 31, 2021

A new staff development program at Leaders Credit Union offers a diverse curriculum taught by internal and external experts.