|David Creager, Manager of Grassroots Advocacy|
LEAGUES GIVE TAX CAMPAIGN UPDATE
updated 06/11/13 10:53 AM
All CUs Urged to Participate
The fight to retain the credit union movement's tax-exempt status is now in full swing, with Harbor FCU becoming the first California credit union to ask its members to visit the Connect For The Cause website and contact congressional legislators.
"Directly engaging members is the only way to achieve our goal of sending a minimum of 500,000 letters to Congress from California and Nevada," said David Creager, manager of grassroots advocacy for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues.
The Latest Numbers
Reach Out to Your Members
If your credit union has not yet determined a date to participate, please choose at least one date from June 11, 18, and 25, or July 9 and 16 to contact your members.
Once you have selected a date, please notify Leagues Manager of Grassroots Advocacy David Creager by e-mailing email@example.com so the Leagues can track your credit union's success.
Toolkit and Materials
In addition, many credit unions have started educating both staff and members by using the resources provided by the Leagues. A successful campaign includes placing a banner on your website, as well as making CUNA’s educational video available on your branch televisions.
Some credit unions are even placing computers in their branches to make it easier for members to send letters to Congress through Connect For The Cause.
Tell us About Your Progress
Please contact David Creager with any additional questions or assistance at 916-325-1372 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Creager will be updating credit unions weekly on the progress of this campaign.
HELP SAVE A LIFE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON updated
12/10/13 10:05 AM
Several CUs Join 'CU4Kids' Campaign
Fourteen credit unions in California have ordered their CU4Kids "holiday icons," joining dozens of other credit unions across the nation in raising money for their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
ANOTHER HEARING AND REG RELIEF BILL updated
12/09/13 04:03 PM
This Time, Congress Treats Differently
The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit—part of the House Financial Services Committee—met again on Dec. 4 to review legislation aimed at providing regulatory relief for credit unions and community banks.
CU TESTIFIES ON 'ERA TANDA' LOAN updated
12/04/13 11:02 AM
Banking Committee Reviews Program
Representatives from Travis CU recently testified before the California Senate Banking Committee about its new loan product that's geared to help the unbanked and under-banked Latino community access financial education and improve credit.
'IT'S MORE THAN A JOB' updated
12/03/13 10:50 AM
Retired CEO Shares Insight
It felt like a dark day for Barbara Lamberth, a day when “you’re ready to call it quits.” Then someone said something she’d never forget.