How a black barber in Little Rock, Arkansas started a credit union

Photo from CUSO Magazine

The first new charter in Arkansas in over a quarter of a century is the focus of a podcast.

Arlo Washington is a barber, a self-made man who turned his entrepreneurial instincts into helping his community.

The story of People Trust Community FCU, chartered in September 2022, is told in this 30 minute podcast by the reporter Oscar Abello from Next City and Arlo Washington the credit union’s founder.

Hearing the story in their own voices, brings to life the challenges and promise of a new credit union.


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