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LESPFCU is Hiring: Marketing and Outreach Associate

The Marketing and Outreach Associate will be responsible for the creation and design of some marketing and promotional material; the crafting and delivery of a consistent social media voice and print communication, and the execution of outreach projects. This is a full time position under the supervision of the Director of Communications. Read More

LES People’s Board Chair Deyanira del Rio Testifies Before Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Deyanira del Rio’s testimony on Fostering Economic Growth: The Role of Financial Companies.
“As banks continue to consolidate and become further removed from communities and local economies, community development financial institutions (CDFIs) play an increasingly important role in stimulating small business, affordable housing and other development in economically distressed neighborhoods, through fair and transparent loans and investments. CDFI-certified credit unions, including LES People’s, serve more than eight million people across 46 states and, despite serving low income communities, exceed the financial growth and performance of their mainstream peers.”   Read Full Testimony

LES PEOPLE’S Statement of Solidarity

On December 5, 2016, LES People’s Board of Directors approved the following statement, reaffirming our credit union’s commitment to our members and to the fight for economic and social justice.

The Board further resolved to donate all new member fees ($5 per member) in December to La Colmena, a community job center in Staten Island, in solidarity and support of its work with day laborers. We encourage all who are divesting from big banks to invest in LES People’s or another community development credit union in your area.

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