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Off The CUFFRSS
Mar 05, 2013
By Alix Patterson
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It’s time to activate the power of our grassroots to advocate for credit unions. There are more than 263,300 credit union employees in America today. There are over 95 million members. Getting 100,000 signatures on the White House We The People petition should be a lot further along than it is.
I emailed, tweeted, and posted to friends and family. I can count at least 17 signatures as a direct result (that doesn't include my fellow co-workers here at Callahan). 263,300 x 17 = more than enough.
Industry leaders, like Randy Karnes and Dave Doss, are diving in and asking their employees and their members to contribute. Kristen Christian, credit union advocate and Bank Transfer Day Founder, has announced her support. But we need more than support – we need signatures.
Coops4Change.org was launched to advocating for an open and transparent process in selecting NCUA leaders who believe in power of cooperatives. It’s that simple. It’s not political – we’re not asking executives to choose Republican or Democrat, this candidate or another.
Please help us spread the word. You can find social media tools on Coops4Change.org. CU*Answers has banner ads in four sizes you download and customize. If you need more, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help you get the word out to employees, members and anyone else interested in supporting cooperatives values.
Interested in telling others why you support the petition? Please contact me directly.
Sign the Petition
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3/24/2013 02:23 AM
3/21/2013 05:28 PM
I have wanted to sign petition but have been unable to do so.
3/21/2013 04:37 PM
I am sorry to see Obama near any of our money. You must have drunk the cool aid. I will leave the credit union if you persist in this endeavor.
3/20/2013 03:25 PM
credit unions care more for their clients
all banks care more for themselves than any client they have ever had
3/15/2013 07:58 PM
I won't sign something I don't have the opportunity to read and digest. If I've missed the link to the petition, please direct me to it....as of this email it's not easy to find.
3/15/2013 12:35 PM
Go for it
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