Join your Northwest Credit Union Association for the following trainings and events. You’ll learn how credit union stories and Advocacy go hand in hand, and how to advocate in the current climate, gain a deeper understanding of both regional and federal Advocacy, and the latest legal and regulatory updates.


ADVOCACY 101 

This exciting workshop will take an intensive look at the role advocates play as key contacts and will focus on building relationships with your assigned elected officials and policymakers. Participants in this training program will be expected to have demonstrated familiarity with articulating the Credit Union Difference and telling their credit union story to elected officials and policymakers.

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2022 Spring Hike the Hill

Join us at the Spring Hike the Hill as we connect with both Congressional and Regulatory decision-makers in our nation’s capital. This grassroots advocacy event offers an invaluable opportunity to educate and inform our nation’s leaders, spread the credit union message to elected officials, and engage with regulatory partners.

When you register for this event, you directly represent the collective credit union community. Now being six states strong, we have a more influential voice than ever before. You also will have the opportunity to glean important insight regarding the changing environments of payment systems and the quickly evolving world of digital assets.   

This event has occurred in the past and will be back in Spring 2023. Information on the Fall Hike the Hill coming Soon!

LEGAL SYMPOSIUM

The Legal Symposium will include both familiar sessions and new. Returning favorites will be the regulatory roundtable and a presentation from NCUA. New sessions will address litigation risks, privacy, crypto currencies, and other emerging issues. 

These events have occurred in the past and will be back in Winter 2022.

CUNA GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS CONFERENCE 

Credit union advocates from across the nation will come together at CUNA GAC to Connect and Influence our nation’s capital. Join your Northwest colleagues for the credit union movement’s advocacy event of the year—the 2023 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).

This event have occurred in the past and will be back in 2023.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions on registration or the training programs, please contact our Manager of Grassroots Advocacy, Jordan Beyer.