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The African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) was created to increase the strength of the global credit union community.  We are a non-profit organization of African-American professionals and volunteers in the credit union industry.


"To increase diversity within the credit union community through advocacy and professional development."

AACUC Statement on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

The African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) recognizes the differences and distinctions of each individual, group, or organization that are represented in society and within the credit union movement.  In alignment with the AACUC’s history and goals, we define diversity in our mission to express the inclusion, advocacy, and support of African-Americans throughout the credit union community and at large. Notwithstanding, the AACUC welcomes the membership of all individuals, groups and organizations in furtherance of its mission to strengthen the global credit union movement. 

Our Mission

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AACUC DEI Leadership Academy for Financial Professionals
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AACUC’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Academy for Financial Professionals offers a program that focuses on unification, education, conversations, and investments that will move the credit union movement into a future where diversity, equity, and inclusion can thrive.

The DEI Leadership Academy for Financial Professionals is designed to inspire and empower financial professionals to lead with a mindset of diversity, equity, and inclusion to better represent and serve the global communities for which we serve. The DEI Leadership Academy for Financial Professionals is a 5-week certificate program. Learning modules are led by expert speakers representing financial services, diversity, and human resources professionals.

National Credit Union Foundation marks 40-year milestone with latest DE cohort

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) celebrated an additional 48 graduates of its signature Development Education (DE) program last week.


The fourth and final cohort of 2022 marked the end of the DE program’s 40th year.


This graduating class joins more than 2,000 credit union advocates from 35 countries who have previously received their CUDE (Credit Union Development Educator) designation.

AACUC Chief Experience Officer, Dohnia Dorman shares her experience at DE.