Advocacy needed more than ever on behalf of CU members

Ryan Donovan

The advocacy challenge ahead is maintaining progress and taking advantage of opportunities in a different political environment, wrote CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan in Credit Union Times this week, as CUNA prepares for its annual Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). Donovan notes that the credit union advocacy goal is intentional and has resulted in many victories in recent years.

“We were able to achieve all of this because we have a strong advocacy goal, a strategy that works, and an agenda that is credit unions’ agenda.

The advocacy challenge ahead is maintaining our progress and taking advantage of opportunities in a fundamentally different political environment.

Donovan notes that the economic effects of the pandemic will lost longer than the public health crisis, which is why credit unions continue to push for policy that keeps them in position to meet members’ needs.

 

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