The 2022 Recognition Awards will be presented to New York credit unions during the New York Credit Union Association’s Annual Meeting & Convention at the Sagamore Resort on Lake George June 16–19. The awards will be presented during the general session on Friday, June 17.
The Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award recognizes credit unions that demonstrate a significant commitment to adult financial education, while the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award recognizes credit unions that demonstrate a significant commitment to youth financial education.
Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award
Visions Federal Credit Union is being recognized with the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award for its “Wallet Wellness” program, which includes self-guided lessons, one-on-one certified financial counseling, curated presentations — available both virtually and in person — as well as outreach to schools and businesses throughout its communities. The initiative continues to expand and year over year growth of individuals impacted is a testament to Visions FCU’s hard work and commitment to community.
Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award
Teachers Federal Credit Union is being recognized with the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award for its “Teaching With TikTok” initiative to reach a younger demographic using the social media platform TikTok to provide financial education content nothing short of scroll stopping, eye-catching and entertaining. Teachers FCU aimed to educate the harder-to-reach Gen-Z demographic, and over the year, highlighted key financial content using videos and trending sounds to make continuous learning fun and easy.