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Wednesday at MAXX: Political Prognostication, Policy, and Collective Action

Attendees leaned in to a welcome message from CUNA Mutual Group’s Bob Trunzo, followed by keynotes.

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Political Advocacy With a Side of Slaw

Northwest Young Credit Union Professionals welcomes industry professionals looking to make a difference to political advocacy on the ‘Que!

Amplify Convention to Kick Off in Portland

The trademark annual gathering of Northwest credit unions comes to the City of Roses this week, kicking off three days of all-star presenters and rich content.

July is CULAC Month! What’s Your Fundraising Plan?

Each July, credit unions come together to raise money for CULAC, the political action committee that helps elect credit union champions to Congress. Learn how to support Credit Unions for Kids while raising CULAC funds, and more.

Political Handicapper Charlie Cook to Share Forecasts at Amplify

Political Handicapper Charlie Cook to speak at Amplify about upcoming midterm elections, the 2016 presidential landscape and the gridlock in D.C.

Make Your Reservations for Amplify; Speaker Lineup Includes National Political, Marketing and Innovation Experts

Amplify Convention’s speaker lineup includes one of the nation’s leading elections analysts, an academically recognized “futurist,” a consumer behavioral expert and a credit union movement branding guru.

Get Inspired: Registration Now Open for NWCUA’s 2014 Amplify Convention in Spokane

Registration is now open for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 2014 Amplify Convention, which will take place Oct. 7-9 in Spokane. The three-day event will include keynote addresses by nationally known speakers, a Credit Unions for Kids auction, the Amplify Awards Dinner & Gala, educational breakout sessions, a Strategic Link Trade Show and much more.

NWCUA Adds Manager of Political and Grassroots Advocacy

Samantha Beeler has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association’s governmental affairs team as its manager of political and grassroots advocacy, a role that will allow her to work closely with Oregon and Washington credit unions to promote the credit union message and support the Association’s legislative and political agenda.

Harborstone Credit Union Takes Political Advocacy on the Road

What happens when a credit union executive, a state legislator and the NWCUA’s vice president for legislative advocacy decide to visit every one of the credit union’s branches together and talk to every one of its employees about the importance of spreading the “Don’t Tax” message? That’s what Harborstone Credit Union did, and it’s already reaping big rewards.

Pre-Written Letters Make Political Advocacy Easy for Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union’s Members

Credit unions across the country are still being urged to use email, Twitter, and Facebook to tell Congress, “Don’t Tax My CU!” But how can they enlist the help of members who don’t have Internet access or are leery of new technology?

Jennifer Wagner—NWCUA’s Advocate in Chief

With a call for sustained messaging to Congress about protecting credit unions’ tax structure, no one will be busier this summer than credit union advocates. Jennifer Wagner is the go-to resource for federal advocacy at the NWCUA. Anthem followed her and team of Northwest delegates in Washington just last week.

Political Impact an Understated After-Effect of Bank Transfer Day

More than just member growth, Bank Transfer Day has led to a more favorable overall landscape for credit unions, including a surge in attention from and progress with legislators and policymakers.

Compliance Question of the Week

What are “public funds?”

Regulatory Discussion Dominates NWCUA Governmental Affairs Forum

A candid conversation with state regulators highlighted the NWCUA’s Governmental Affairs Forum. NWCUA staff and state regulators shared information and answered questions as credit union professionals voiced concerns on a number of key issues.

Are You Dancing With Your Member of Congress?

Lobbyist Michael Dunn offered frank advice for credit unions looking to gain political traction during his address at the final general session of the 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting.

Oregon Political Update

This Oregon legislative update discusses the state’s most recent revenue forecast and gives details on several aspects of Oregon state politics.

NWCUA Convention to Include Unique Session on Political Advocacy for Credit Unions

The 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting will include an important session on advocacy training, offering credit union-specific strategies for navigating the modern political climate.

Compliance Question of the Week

What are “public funds?”