2020 DE Day of Service recap

On June 10, Credit Union Development Educators (DEs) from around the globe came together to make an incredible impact in their communities in celebration of the 5th annual DE Day of Service.

Each year on Day of Service,credit union leaders who graduate from the Foundation’s Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program are encouraged to complete projects, volunteer, and commit to acts of kindness within our credit unions and communities. These activities address the 12 Development Issues or challenges that serve as barriers to financial well-being. The Development Issues include credit, diversity & equity, education, employment, environment, health, housing, hunger, inclusion, savings, technology, and transportation.

We know that this year’s service in our communities and DE Day of Service look very different than years past. While many things are being canceled or rescheduled due to COVID, DEs felt it was important to be creative in order to help our colleagues, members and communities that need us now more than ever. In preparation for this year’s Day of Service, the Foundation prepared a list of ways for DEs to participate in our new socially distanced world.

DEs from 14 states participated in the 2020 DE of Service. Thank you to all who participated and showcased the power of the credit union difference! We would also like to say a big thank you to those who donated to the Foundation on Day of Service. Your support helps to continue the growth of the DE Program, and our work in empathy and Financial Democracy.


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