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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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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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…
Read more… Upcoming Workshops
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
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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…
Read more… Our Wednesday Evening Series (Nov 2021)
When advocating, it’s always a good idea to look through the bill or resolution being considered. This video may help make them a bit more understandable. Check out more of our videos on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgLMUbGwLiZlzHQPe82oSRg
Do you have a group that would like to learn more about getting involved at the legislature? The capitol is still closed to the public due to COVID-19, but we’ll be happy to set up a ‘virtual’ workshop via Zoom, or the platform of your choice. Just give us a call or email us.
No group, but still want to learn more? Contact us and we’ll set something up.
In addition to the March 11th workshops in Kihei and Kahului, the Public Access Room is offering the workshop on Thursday, March 19th, at the Wailuku Public Library (251 S. High St.) at 6p. Come and join us if you can, and help us spread the word!
We’re about halfway through Session, and the Public Access Room (PAR) will be offering our “Your Voice“ presentation on Hawaii Island and Maui. In addition to answering questions and going over the State legislative process, we’ll provide tips: on using the Legislature’s website, offering testimony, tracking bills and resolutions, and communicating with legislators. Help spread the word!
Hawaii Island on March 9 (Kailua-Kona) and March 16 (Hilo) Maui on March…
Read more… Hawaii Island and Maui: Presentations on Your Power in the Process