Keeping Up With the Legislature
With the 2023 Regular Session well under way, in this Zoom training we’ll take a look at how to stay on top of things. Hearing notices, committee reports, amended drafts, the decking deadline! We’ll cover some tips to help keep it all in perspective, improve your advocacy efforts, and make your work this session a little easier.
We’re offering this free Zoom training at three different dates/times. Plan on 45…
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Register for a Training Session
The 2023 Regular Session is just around the corner (it opens on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.). Register for one of the Public Access Room’s training sessions and learn more about advocacy, the legislature’s website, and the session calendar and its deadlines. Learn How to Use Your Voice at the Legislature
Our free “Your Voice” training focuses on how to advocate at the Hawaii State Legislature. We’ll cover everything…
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Want to Learn More?
The Public Access Room (PAR) is happy to offer Zoom workshops for groups who want to learn more about the legislative process and getting involved. We can also set up one-on-one tutorials. There’s never a fee, we’re non-partisan, and we can adapt the information depending on your level of involvement, knowledge, and interest. Just call 808/587-0478 or email us [email protected]. Workshops can cover using the new website, understanding the…
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Workshops: Conference & Using the Interim
Learn about the conference process and how to follow the action! Register for PAR’s Zoom workshop being held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. Register here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kdOirrzgtHtQvfn2oRuZkIdnc35ZPGRF8
Ready to think about what you’ll be doing after May 5, the end of the 2022 Regular Session? We’ll talk about how to make the best of the interim at our Zoom workshop on Wednesday, May 4,…
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Upcoming Online Workshops
During March 2022, PAR will be offering the following workshops over Zoom:
The Budget Bill’s Journey – Learn how the State budget is created, the process the budget bill goes through, and how to make sense of the information.
Wednesday, March 16, at 6:00 pm, Click Here to Register
Floor Sessions & Orders of the Day – An overview of the action that takes place when…
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Get ready for session and learn more about getting involved at the State legislature! You can sign up for one of our Zoom workshops by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 808/587-0478.
“Your Voice”: Tuesday, January 11, 5:00 p.m. Overview of the legislature and how to add your voice to the process“The Bill to Law Process”: Wednesday, January 19, 5:00 p.m. Walk through the process with an…
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PAR Webinars Posted on YouTube
Want to learn more about the “Bill to Law Process”? or “Using the Interactive Features of the Legislature’s Website”? or how about “Communicating with Legislators”? Head to PAR’s YouTube page and check out our recent webinars!
Hawaii Public Access Room YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgLMUbGwLiZlzHQPe82oSRg
Video of “Your Voice” Presentation
Missed a chance to come to our webinar? We’ve recorded our “Your Voice” presentation for those who’d like an overview of the Hawaii State legislature. View it here: https://youtu.be/dHjxNkXrOKg
Our Wednesday Evening Series (Nov 2021)
Starting on October 27, 2021, we’ll be offering a series of Zoom workshops on Wednesday evenings — get ready for session, and come and learn more about all things legislative! Details appear in our October newsletter and you can sign up by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 808/587-0478.
“Your Voice”: Wednesday, October 27, 5:00 p.m.“The Bill to Law Process”: Wednesday, November 3, 5:00 p.m.“Using the…
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Video of Conference Workshop
Did you miss the conference workshop PAR offered on 4/14? No worries! Take a half hour and familiarize yourself with all things conference, so you’ll be ready for this often confusing time of session. This year, the legislators will be in conference mode next week, 4/19-4/23. As always, let us know if you have any questions.