Cooperative Strategy

Equity

By James Major | Aug. 22, 2022

The Wisconsin-based institution sets itself apart by focusing on the needs of women, helping them gain financial independence, and, most recently, helping people take steps to close the gender pay gap.

By Sharon Simpson | June 20, 2022

A six-week, 1-to-1 mentoring program connects white women in senior leadership positions with up-and-coming black women in the credit union industry to open discussion around the racial divide and gender bias.

By Marc Rapport | June 13, 2022

Ivy Glover is one year into making sure DEI is more than just a buzzword at the Buckeye State’s biggest credit union.

 

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By Marc Rapport | April 11, 2022

The Connecticut credit union has an in-depth plan for how it plans to help narrow the racial wealth gap and expand access to underbanked consumers.

By Sharon Simpson | March 14, 2022

Three executives share success stories learned from their cooperatives’ DEI journeys.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Feb. 8, 2022

During this webinar, Callahan & Associates' Alix Patterson moderated an interactive discussion focused on how three cooperatives are moving DEI forward.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 10, 2022

Three ways credit unions are connecting institutional mission and employee engagement.

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 Marc Rapport | June 21, 2021

Nusenda Credit Union works with community partners to identify and support borrowers shut out of traditional lending.