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Advocate for Credit Unions

Promoting The Credit Union Difference

As not-for-profit cooperative entities owned by their members instead of shareholders, credit unions are able to put people before profit. Whether it's helping a member escape predatory lending, rebuild credit, weather an illness, save for a home, or simply be given a second chance, credit unions are innately equipped to provide a lifeline when others can't.

The League gives 3.3 million Wisconsin credit union members a voice, and our Credit Union Activists work tirelessly to illustrate to policymakers the REAL impact credit unions have on the financial well-being of families and communities.

Why Credit Union Advocacy Matters
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Political advocacy helps elect, re-elect, or advance credit union-friendly candidates to elected office--crucial in helping to preserve and promote The Credit Union Difference.

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Grassroots Action Center

Use our Grassroots Action Center to send messages to your legislators and other policymakers on credit union legislative priorities at both the state and federal level.

Activist Program

Activist Program

Activists are credit unions supporters--staff, volunteers, and members--who work in concert with The League to protect and grow The Credit Union Movement in Wisconsin.

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Regulatory Advocacy

To help Wisconsin credit unions better serve their members, The League advocates on key regulatory issues that matter most to members. 

Improving Regulations One Rule at a Time 

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Government Affairs Committee

The GAC is charged with developing and executing strategies that help Wisconsin credit unions survive and thrive in the world of public policy and politics.

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Upcoming Fundraising Events

Have a strong presence at events in support of credit union-friendly legislators and candidates, and share your credit union's unique story!

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Advocacy News

Elder Financial Abuse Reforms

The League Urges Elder Financial Abuse Reforms

Feb 24, 2021
The Wisconsin Credit Union League is urging passage of a key elder financial abuse prevention bill to help seniors targeted for illegal and fraudulent withdrawals and other transactions.
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Capitol Eyes 2021 State Government Affairs Conference Recap

Feb 12, 2021
On January 26 - 28, over 200 Credit Union Activists participated in The League’s State Government Affairs Conference.
5 Reasons to Attend State GAC

5 Reasons to Attend Virtual State GAC

Jan 15, 2021
Here are 5 reasons why we can't wait for you to join us at the upcoming Virtual State Government Affairs Conference, to be held January 26-28.
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Capitol Eyes 1.14.2021

Jan 15, 2021
There are new faces in leadership for the 2021-2022 State Legislative Session, along with eight new Senators and 16 new Representatives.