COMPTON, Calif.-The two concepts don't naturally go together: a low-income neighborhood and business lending.

Even more unusual: the lending part of the equation is being done by a small credit union that is using outbound phone calls to drum up more business-and the credit union is seeking deposits to help underwrite that loan growth.

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