Register now for webinar on climate-related preparedness

ALEXANDRIA, VA (August 31, 2022) — The National Credit Union Administration Office of Consumer Financial Protection is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to host a webinar focused on how credit unions and their members can prepare for, and remain resilient in the face of, climate-related disasters.

The National Preparedness Month: How Credit Unions and their Members Can Prepare and Remain Resilient in the Face of Climate Related Disasters webinar will explore challenges faced by credit unions serving communities impacted by natural disasters, highlight the ways credit unions support equity and financial inclusion in the context of disaster preparedness and financial resilience, and amplify best practices and resources for credit unions and their members.

The one-hour live webinar will take place on Thursday, September 15, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern. Panelists for the webinar include:

  • Marcus Coleman, Director of FEMA’s DHS Center for Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships;
  • Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop, Senior Vice President for Community and Economic Development at Hope Credit Union; and
  • Rachel Cononi, Deputy Director of NCUA’s Office of the Chief Economist.

A questions and answers segment will follow the presentations.

Registration for this no-cost webinar is now open. Participants can log into the webinar and view it on computers or mobile devices using the registration link. They should allow pop-ups from this website.

This webinar will be closed captioned and archived online approximately one week following the live event.

About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 135 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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