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The $9 million, Chicago-based North Side Community Federal Credit Union has its roots in activism.

In the early 1970s, when Angela Turley sought a bank loan to buy a house in the city’s uptown neighborhood, a banker said no, instead suggesting she look for a new home in a Chicago suburb. Because of that redlining experience, in addition to her knowledge that women lacked access to financial services, Turley was inspired to establish the credit union in 1974 when the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed, giving women the right to apply for credit.

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