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Below, we've archived a series of articles published in League News to showcase credit unions' successes advancing three objectives. 

Unite For Good

Be sure to share your stories of social responsibility!

Then let us know how your credit union is succeeding so we can share your stories here!

Removing Barriers

  • 2019 Convention theme: Move Forward

    Feb 06, 2019
    The largest gathering of credit union professionals all year is just ahead, and completes its three-year thematic focus on the uniqueness that drives credit union success.
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  • Rave reviews: Compliance Specialists

    Nov 07, 2018
    If compliance obligations have you down, check out these raves - and the help that's available - through The League's Compliance Specialist program.
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  • Credit unions remove barriers via the comment process

    Nov 06, 2018
    Our Movement removes barriers to serving members through the regulatory comment process. This year we saw some big successes - including passage of critical common sense regulatory reforms at the federal level - thanks to input from credit unions on how regulations were affecting you.
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  • Showcase the strength of our Movement: help us count members

    Nov 01, 2018
    Just run this downloadable program at least twice annually to get a head count of your membership by Congressional District, state legislative district and county. The data you help collect showcases the strength of credit unions nationwide and is a critical part of our advocacy.
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  • Credit unions are rocking the Advocacy Toolkit

    Oct 22, 2018
    Which activities on our checklist will your credit union complete to strengthen relationships with lawmakers? We've set up a handy form to share your success.
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Creating Awareness

Put Your Contributions to the Movement in the Spotlight

by Sammy Dennis, Director of Communications Jun 05, 2019

CUNA & The League are now accepting applications for the annual awards program! Having your credit union recognized for how it helps members and the community is a great way to create awareness about the Movement. 

Apply now to be recognized with a:

  • Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Award, which honors credit unions for outstanding involvement in financial education. Two separate awards will recognize credit unions’ efforts with youth and adults.   

  • Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, which honors credit unions for their charitable work to benefit the community.   

  • Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award, which recognizes credit unions that do an outstanding job at exhibiting the credit union philosophy as part of their policies, pricing and practices with members.   

Winners can publicize their awards locally, through their publications, on their website, and more.The deadline for submission is June 30. 

Check out CUNA's Frequently Asked Questions page for your questions about the awards or the application process.   

At the state level, last year's award winners included:

Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award

  • Badger-Globe Credit Union (Under $50M) - 1st Place
  • Westby Co-Op Credit Union ($250M-$1B) - 1st Place
  • Royal Credit Union (Over $1B) - 1st Place

Alphonse Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Award

  • Youth: Royal Credit Union (Over $1B) - 1st Place
  • Youth: Altra Credit Union (Over $1B) - 2nd Place
  • Adult: Altra Credit Union (Over $1B) - 1st Place

At the national level, Wisconsin's Badger-Globe Credit Union received an honorable mention for the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award (Under $50M). 

Have questions? Contact Josh Roberts.

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