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By E.C. Harrison | Aug. 15, 2022

An emphasis on reducing its carbon footprint is just one part of Clearwater Credit Union’s multifaceted community-impact strategy.

By Sharon Simpson | July 25, 2022

As the philanthropic organization surges past the $1 million mark, its CEO looks back on lessons learned and offers advice for those just getting started.

By Sherry Virden | July 22, 2022

Callahan’s 2021 Impact Survey shows the variety of ways credit unions are making a difference in their communities and advancing the industry’s philosophy of “people helping people.”

 

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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 Sharon Simpson | June 6, 2022

GreenState Credit Union has committed $1 billion toward home loans for communities of color. CEO Jeff Disterhoft is rallying the entire industry to take similar steps.

By Rebecca Rowold | June 6, 2022

Credit unions across the country have rolled out programs to create better days in their communities.

By E.C. Harrison | June 6, 2022

A program at Carolina Foothills FCU targets low-income borrowers with flexible underwriting practices, financial education, and partnerships with public, private, and nonprofit groups.

By Marc Rapport | May 30, 2022

Emma Hayes brings a career built on a commitment to inclusion and internal development for her new role at SECU.

By | May 23, 2022

Rates alone won’t cut it. To remain relevant today, tomorrow, and for years to come, credit unions must make an impact in the lives of their members and communities. These stories featured in the past month of CreditUnions.com show how.

By Toby Hayes | May 23, 2022

The California cooperative and two for-profit banks together launched an emergency relief fund to support vulnerable businesses struggling amid a post-COVID environment.