Tuesday, August 2
A Q for You...
Do board members participate in strategic planning?
Convention Spotlight

Stuck at the Office? No Worries, Silent Auction is Online and Open to Everyone
The Young Professionals Network will once again host an incredible silent auction with all proceeds going to the Louisiana CU Foundation. The auction will take place completely online so even those unable to attend convention will have the opportunity to place bids. Were you out bid on an item last year? No need to worry as you will receive a text message if someone out bids you.

Bidding will begin bright and early on Wednesday, August 3. Preview the items up for auction by accessing the website below!

Save the Date: Conference Call for CDFIs in an ACR-related Cure Period
The CDFI Fund is holding an informational conference call on August 10 for those Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) that are currently in a Certification cure period related to the submission of a 2021 or 2022 Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR).

The CDFI Fund announced that on October 1, 2022 it is implementing a blackout period for six months to prepare for the launch of the revised CDFI Certification Application and reporting requirements. During this time, CDFIs are required to maintain a state of good standing with respect to their CDF Certification status.
Professional Development

Virtual Program: Mental Health in the Workplace
Mental health in the workplace is a complex issue that requires sensitivity and a careful approach from employers. In addition, the pandemic created additional challenges with anxiety, isolation, grief, and loneliness affecting the mental wellness of workforces around the country.

Join us August 24 at 8:30 am for a one hour session to dive into the evolving role of employers in navigating these challenges and legal responsibilities to provide a safe working environment. Subsidized by your dues, this program is presented at only $49 per connection.
CU Stories
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A Little Lagniappe...

How to Use Social Media for Networking and Career Advancement
We live in a world that’s interconnected and always online, thanks to the Internet and the creation of social media. Billions of people log into a variety of social media platforms to read posts, connect with family and friends, and get inspired by amazing thought-leadership content. Social media is an integral part of our everyday lives and will be for a long time.