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Advocacy

On behalf of Ohio's credit unions, the League spearheads daily advocacy efforts in multiple realms in order to create the best environment for your continued success.
Advocacy Focuses

Legislative Advocacy
Every day, the League fights to ensure that legislators and other elected officials understand the value of credit unions and protect their interests. See what issues are at the forefront, how you can become involved, and what resources are available.

Regulatory Advocacy
As your eyes and ears, the League works with state and national regulators and legislators daily in meetings, conversations, and comment letters, to protect credit unions from unnecessary rules and to guard credit union safety and soundness. Review the latest comments filed on your behalf, how you can participate, and more.

Media Advocacy
Acting as your public relations firm, the League promotes the credit union difference daily and makes sure that credit unions are the ones defining credit unions. The League also provides resources and training to help credit unions develop their own media relationships. Check out the talking points, how-tos, template press releases, and more available to you, plus recent media features about credit unions.

Consumer Advocacy
To sustain and build consumers’ awareness and desire for credit unions, the League is constantly representing credit unions to the public and helping you elevate your profile within your community. Learn about national initiatives that are underway to connect consumers to your credit union.
 

 Advocacy News

 
#AdvocacyInAction: School’s out, but the Ohio General Assembly isn’t
As summer break begins across the state, the temperatures have been heating up and so has the League advocacy efforts.
Save the Date: 3rd Annual PAC-in Bay, Thursday, August 15
Raising funds to support a large and impactful PAC, while enjoying the company of colleagues and business partners in an awesome environment.
Lt. Governor Jon Husted to speak at CU Statehouse Day
CU Statehouse Day is an amazing opportunity to hear directly from Ohio’s public policy leaders as they share their thoughts on important issues impacting the credit union movement.
League myth-busts for CUs in letter to USA TODAY
Your League advocated on behalf of Ohio’s credit unions in the media with a letter to the editor of USA TODAY myth busting the public’s credit union perception.
BSA Reform Action by Congress Encouraging Sign
When asked about their views of Congress these days, most Americans would likely respond with words like “frustrating,” “gridlocked,” or “partisan.”