DEI Resource Center

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CUES is committed to developing leaders. To that end, we offer these resources on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to help credit unions and industry organizations to instill these values into their DNA. We are excited to help prepare the next generation of diverse and inclusive leaders.

Featured Offerings

LGBTQ+ Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Understand the importance and ROI of diversity and representation in the workplace.

Upcoming Event: TalentNEXT

HR, Talent, and People Strategy professionals: Learn to craft future-focused people strategies for your CU.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Cornell Certificate Program

Go beyond mere compliance and build a truly aware and inclusive culture.

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Reflections on Intersectional Allyship

Lisa Hochgraf


Don't Let Gender Norms Impact Staffing Decisions

Beth Livingston, Ph.D.

Learning Pathways—CUES Members Only

Leveraging Diversity Today

Understand and adapt to different cultural and social dynamics in the workplace.

Value Differences

Recognize the value different perspectives and cultures bring to an innovative organization and how to manage cross-cultural diversity.

Diversity & Inclusion

Learn about important issues such as workplace inclusion, gender equality and managing workplace diversity.

CUES Consulting

Build your leadership pipeline with a custom program to identify and develop emerging leaders. Purchased Separately.

CUES Learning Portal

Improve your DEI skillset with curated learning pathways and content. Available to all CUES members.

CUES Black Professional Network

Find trusted black-owned businesses & service providers that CUES supports & support us.

CUES Women's Business Network

Find trusted female-owned businesses & service providers that CUES supports & support us.

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CU Pride

CU PRIDE exists to... Create a network and promote visibility of LGBTQ+ individuals in the credit union industry. Provide a safe but brave place for communion and discussion. Create a forum for allies and social change agents. Promote inclusivity and consciousness through programs, education, and networking.



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African-American Credit Union Coalition

The African-American Credit Union Coalition works to increase diversity within the credit union industry through advocacy and professional development.

CUES' President/CEO John Pembroke to be Inducted into AACUC Hall of Fame




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Credit Union Women's Leadership Alliance

The Credit Union Women's Leadership Alliance strives to provide an impactive support system to address challenges that are unique to women CEOs of smaller credit unions.




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Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion

The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion helps its members be inclusive, free of prejudice and discrimination – and to generate the awareness, dialogue and action for people to recognize diversity as an asset and not an obstacle.






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CU DEI Collective

The CU DEI Collective is an expanding group within the Credit Union Movement devoted to furthering DEI, a shared cooperative principle.

John Pembroke, CUES President/CEO, appointed to inaugural governing body of CU DEI Collective



8- Commitment to Pluralism

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Talks

Founded by the AACUC, Civic Federal Credit Union and Local Government Federal Credit Union, DEI Talks is working to advocate for the 8th Cooperative Principle and to demonstrate that DEI initiatives are not just the right thing to do morally and socially, but also make good business sense.

NEW! 8th Cooperative Principle microsite to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as guiding principles


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Experian is committed to unlocking opportunities and creating a more inclusive tomorrow. This means helping to create paths for reaching marginalized and low-income communities and providing them with access to the financial resources they need. 

Financial Help for All – Sustainable Business Report 2021




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Global Women's Leadership Network

GWLN aims to provide women with the opportunity and resources to make a measurable difference…in the lives of each other, in the lives of credit union members and in their communities.




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The nation’s premier CUSO has committed to improving DEI in their organization and the industry.

CUES Creates Custom Leadership Development Program for PSCU




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Sankofa is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture through PSCU’s African-American professionals, with a dedication to driving unparalleled member experiences, increasing business outcomes and motivating employees to contribute to PSCU’s overall business success.