ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Credit unions can get valuable insights into serving low-income and underserved communities on a March 11 webinar hosted by the National Credit Union Administration’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion.
“Expanding access and bringing affordable financial services to more people are embedded in the credit union ethos of ‘people helping people,’” NCUA Chairman Rodney E. Hood said. “I hope credit union stakeholders will take full advantage of this opportunity to hear from regulators and their industry peers.”
Registration for the webinar, “Financial Inclusion: Pathways to Serving the Underserved,” is now open (opens new window). Participants will be able to log into the webinar and view it on their computers or mobile devices using the registration link. They should allow pop-ups from this website.
The webinar is scheduled begin at 2 p.m. Eastern and run approximately one hour. The NCUA will provide live Twitter updates on @TheNCUA. Participants can submit questions over Twitter anytime during the presentation and in advance by emailing WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The email’s subject line should read, “Financial Inclusion.” Please email technical questions about accessing the webinar to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Representatives from the NCUA and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will discuss:
- The current landscape of financial inclusion in the U.S.;
- Barriers and challenges to low-income populations for financial inclusion; and
- Innovations in financial inclusion.
Credit union officials will join the webinar to share information about their programs aimed at helping bring greater inclusion and equity to low-income and underserved communities.
This webinar will be closed captioned and archived online approximately three weeks following the live event.
The NCUA’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion supports low-income-designated credit unions and credit unions interested in a low-income designation; minority credit unions; credit unions seeking changes in their charters, bylaws, or fields of membership; and groups organizing to start new credit unions.