CU Pride event calls for affirmation and inclusion

‘We need to amplify the voices of the unheard and underheard.’

Imagine facing discrimination in employment, housing, and other areas—even hate crimes—simply because of who you love.

The fight against these injustices was the genesis of the Pride movement, says Linda Bodie, president/CEO at $55 million asset Element Federal Credit Union in Charleston, W.V.

“Our community needs affirmation and inclusion,” she says. “Pride is a celebration of our uniqueness.”

Bodie addressed a virtual Pride event held by CU Pride, an organization formed this year to promote the visibility of the LGBTQ community within the credit union movement.


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