New Economic Impact Report Offers Compelling Evidence of Credit Union Impact

GoWest members have a second opportunity to learn how to use the report’s findings in their own communities on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. PST (3 p.m. MST).

Registration for In-Person or Virtual CUNA GAC 2023 Now Open

Scheduled for Feb. 26 – March 02, 2023, in Washington, D.C. and online — learn what to expect and join The Movement by registering today.

The All-In Advocacy Fight to Stop Misguided Legislation

A battle is won, but the war against Interchange Regulation wages on.

Want to Kick Off 2023 by Making an Impact? Apply Now to Crash the GAC!

This tailored program invites credit union emerging leaders and young professionals to go to Washington D.C. and be immersed in a transformative experience.

GoWest Advocates Go Big in Summer of 2022

With the midterm elections on the horizon, GoWest credit unions fanned out to meet with elected champions, candidates, and regulators.

GoWest advocates attending last week’s Fall Hike the Hill, met with NCUA Board Member Rodney Hood.

GoWest Fall Hike the Hill Adds Support for CU Modernization Legislation

A delegation of Young Professionals joined advocates from all six states for the successful event.

Idaho Credit Union Leader Seeks FHLB Des Moines Board Position

Credit unions in the GoWest region all win when peers serve on important industry boards or advisory councils.

GoWest Regulatory Advocacy Celebrates Win for Credit Unions

NCUA guidance eliminates prescriptive DOR requirement from exam manual.

Advocacy Training Ignites Credit Union Movement Passion

Across six GoWest states, training attendees are now ready for meetings with state and federal policymakers.

PPP Loan Leads to Sweet Relationship, Prompts Congressional Visit

During the pandemic, Landings Credit Union became a vetted SBA lender, supporting 124 small businesses — catching Arizona Representative Greg Stanton’s attention.

Credit Union Messaging Greets Thousands of Lawmakers in Denver

During the nation’s largest bipartisan gathering of state legislators, GoWest strategically launched a credit union advertising campaign throughout the city.

Vacant land such as this lot in Spokane, could be leased by the new land bank at minimal costs, to developers who agree to build low-income housing.

Credit Union Collaboration Leads to Development of Washington’s First Land Bank

How a GoWest Foundation grant, credit union collaboration, and advocacy are driving affordable housing solutions in Spokane.

Support CULAC Awareness Month to Amplify Credit Union Advocacy

CULAC helps elect credit union-friendly political candidates with an even more unified and influential voice through your new six-state association.

Ready. Set. Go Forward with the Advocacy Model of the Future

GoWest’s six-state footprint enhances effectiveness in the beltway and in every state capitol.

First Six-State Spring ‘Hike the Hill’ Gets Results

Advocates bolstered support for federal legislation and met with NCUA directors.

Level Up Your Advocacy Skills to Build Relationships and Break Barriers

On July 20-21, join this free advocacy training to learn what it means to be a credit union advocate and use your voice to move the needle on key legislation.

New Member Business Loan Rule Takes Effect in Oregon

As a result of advocacy, credit unions have more options to help Main Street businesses.