Credit Union Development Educator (DE) Projects
|Graduates of the Credit Union Development Education (CUDE) program are encouraged to design projects that reflect their personal commitment to furthering credit union community development.|
Here are some highlights of recent CUDE projects that shows the passion, creativity, and commitment to the credit union community that is shared by Development Educators.
Brandon McAdams & Patrick Livingston
|Project: CUaware - fostering credit union employee interaction and awareness to the credit union movement with unique opportunities to "learn.share.grow."|
Christopher Morris & Chad Helminak
|Project: The Disclosures - using music and humor to spread the word about credit union history, financial education and the cooperative structure.|
|Project: “Life on the Edge in Kitsap County” - a one-day workshop, poverty simulation, and resource fair in Bremerton, WA.|
|Project: Re-tool the NC CU League to begin focusing more on the Seven Cooperative Principles and the philosophy of credit unions.|
|Project: Reinstate the Kentucky Youth Development Committee and encourage Kentucky credit unions to market to Gen Y and young Millennials.|
|Project: Provide technical assistance to a credit union in West Africa
The following article in the Credit Union Times tells of Brian's amazing journey to Senegal and the impact it has made on his life.
|Project: Bringing together a credit union and a non-profit to help people in New Orleans as they continue to recover from the devastation left from Hurricane Katrina.|