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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 3.4 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.

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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.

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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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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

Cap Eyes 4.30.20

Capitol Eyes 4.21.2022

Apr 21, 2022
During next month’s Convention, be sure to take part in multiple fun fundraisers to support WCULAF, Wisconsin credit unions' state level political action committee.
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Capitol Eyes 4.7.2022

Apr 07, 2022
Sharing thought provoking stories about how credit unions helping their members in times of need allows policymakers to understand The Credit Union Difference and how credit union members impact their credit union constituents everyday.
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Capitol Eyes 3.24.2022

Mar 24, 2022
March 20th marked the first day of Spring, and as temperatures rise, help us raise our influence too and champion candidates important to The Movement!
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Special Edition of Capitol Eyes: 2022 CUNA GAC Recap

Mar 10, 2022
Last week, over 50 Activists joined leaders from across the country in Washington D.C. to advocate as part of the 2022 CUNA’s Government Affairs Conference. The week featured thought provoking speakers, the annual CULAC Sweepstakes to raise funds to support friendly candidates, and importantly, visits with Wisconsin members of Congress.