Remembering the man, continuing the movement


In commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s holiday on Monday, January 15, Emma Hayes, Chief Learning and Engagement Officer for the Raleigh, North Carolina-based State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU), draws a parallel between Dr. King’s dream and credit unions’ responsibility to foster financial equity.

Published by CUInsight, Emma’s opinion piece draws attention to the importance of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and his broader focus on economic justice and empowerment. She shares her views on credit unions prioritizing their members’ needs, promoting financial inclusivity, and addressing systemic barriers to achieve a more economically just and inclusive society.

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