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Legislative Advocacy

Your Credit Union, Your Voice, Your Impact
The Leagues' Government Affairs team works diligently in Sacramento, Carson City, and Washington, D.C. We promote credit unions' legislative agenda, review hundreds of bills each year, and provide credit union leaders with opportunities to meet with legislators. Please take part in these essential advocacy efforts. (Continue to meet the staff...)
Federal Government Affairs

California and Nevada's voice in Washington D.C. The Leagues are the only Leagues with a full time staff dedicated to working with Congress, Government Agencies, and Federal Regulators. The resources in this area will help you keep informed of the latest developments and credit union priorities.

State Advocacy

State Government Advocacy efforts brings the voice of credit unions to Sacramento and Carson City. Our advocacy team works daily with elected officials, staff, the executive offices, gubernatorial appointees, and the decision-makers of California and Nevada. This area will keep you updated on all advocacy efforts at the state level of Government.

From the Editors of CU Weekly

Lindsey Freitas, Managers of Grassroots Advocacy for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues
updated 06/03/14 10:50 AM
Will Foster Legislative Engagement
Lindsey Freitas has joined the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues as manager of grassroots advocacy, where she will connect credit unions with their elected officials, and ensure the movement’s message is heard in the state and national capitols.

As the newest League team member, Freitas comes from the American Lung Association in California, where she worked with volunteers throughout the state.

Prior to this, she worked with California Professional Firefighters, helping the legislative and political departments advance the goals of firefighters.

“I’m honored to advocate on behalf of credit unions and their members in California and Nevada,” Freitas said. “I look forward to engaging in the Leagues’ goal of helping credit unions change people’s lives.”

Freitas can be contacted at lindseyf@ccul.org, or 916-325-1363.

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Grassroots Advocacy
Grassroots Advocacy efforts connects you to your government. Whether issues arise at the Federal or State level, you can be an advocate for your credit union by participating in our programs. Using traditional Grassroots tactics, the Leagues connects you to our cause.
PAC Programs

Political Action Committees are organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates, representing business, labor or ideological interests.

Talking Points
If your credit union would like talking points for an issue, such as member business lending (MBL) or supplemental capital, the Leagues' Consumer Advocacy Department can develop one to suit your particular needs. Please contact Public Affairs and Consumer Advocacy Specialist Tina Ramos-Ingold at tinar@ccul.org, or by phone at 909-212-6050.