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Your Credit Union, Your Voice, Your Impact
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 California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues connects you to our cause.

Stand Up for Your Credit Union!
As you are well aware, merchant data breach is a chronic issue that costs credit unions millions of dollars each year. Large scale breaches like Target, Michaels, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus and Jimmy Johns get national attention, but small breaches at local stores also increase costs for credit unions. But Congress has not moved and the situation has not improved for credit unions. It is important that they hear about the impact these breaches have on credit unions and their ability to serve their members. For More information to go StoptheDataBreaches.com or take action at connectoforthecause.com.

The Grassroots arm of the League is largely responsible for political and issue advertising that supports the credit union legislative agenda. Additionally, Grassroots places advertorials that aim to educate and remind elected officials about the role of credit unions in their communities. Here, you can view past campaigns that were developed specifically to bring messages to Members of Congress, the State Legislatures, and other elected officials in California and Nevada. Check back regularly for new campaigns.

Connect for the Cause
Connect for the Cause is the League’s web-based advocacy network for all credit union supporters to advocate for our issues. Connect for the Cause allows credit union supporters to communicate quickly and directly with their Member of Congress or State Legislators concerning important issues that affect our industry. You can access Connect for the Cause by clicking here.

Stay Connected
Become an advocate for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues by connecting with your Members of Congress, State Legislators, and local officials on Facebook! Social networking is an innovative web tool that brings people together, spreads information, and allows you to personalize your web experience. Join the Leagues’ page to receive up-to-the-minute information on legislation, get invited to local events, find local elected officials connected to the League, and read other people’s thoughts on credit unions and our legislative efforts.

Downloads for the following materials are available below:

To download, right click on the link and select Save Target As and save to your chosen location. Please link the web logo to the Connect for the Cause website at: http://www.connectforthecause.org/