Foundation partners with BECU for empathy webinar series

Earlier this year, the Foundation and CUNA hosted the eSchool: Putting Empathy into Action During a Pandemic. After attending the eSchool, Foundation supporter BECU asked about the opportunity to scale the empathy lessons within their organization.

Together, the Foundation and BECU piloted a 5-part virtual series for employees on empathy, happiness and values. The Foundation tailored their empathy lessons around BECU’s corporate values and helped employees to realize their alignment to the greater mission of credit unions.

“Not only did they [the Foundation] give generously of their time and talent,” BECU’s cooperative community advocate Debbie Wege said, “they were truly invested in the outcome of these sessions and unwaveringly a joy to work with.”

The virtual series was successful and even more exciting are the actions and initiatives that are growing from BECU’s internal efforts, including:


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