08/23/21 — Nineteen Mississippi credit unions were recognized for their efforts to actively promote and advocate on behalf of credit unions and for their efforts to support credit union advocacy initiatives.
Initiatives in the Mississippi Credit Union Advocacy Award Program include support of credit union political action committees, participation in credit union advocacy programs and initiatives, and helping lawmakers understand the unique structure of credit unions and the benefits they provide to their member-owners and community.
Completing 5 of 5 advocacy initiatives and earning a “Magnolia” Advocacy Award were:
Completing 3 of 5 advocacy initiatives and earning a “Delta” Advocacy Award were:
Credit union employees at many of the advocacy award winning credit unions were also recognized for their voluntary participation in the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) Payroll Deduction Program (PRD), which helps support and defend the credit union movement.
About the Mississippi Credit Union Association
The Mississippi Credit Union Association (MSCUA) is the state trade association for 69 credit unions in Mississippi that serve more than 680,000 people who choose credit unions as their financial services partner.