“Your Voice”: Discover the Public’s Power in the Legislative Process

Pick up tips and tools to help you add your voice to Hawaii’s lawmaking process at PAR’s free workshop.

“Your Voice” is about an hour in length and covers the Legislature and how to effectively participate in the legislative process. Topics covered by the workshop include:

  • Tips and techniques on effective lobbying, testimony, and communicating with Senators and Representatives
  • Understanding the legislative process, deadlines, and power dynamics
  • Easy to use tools available on the Legislature’s website
  • Helpful handouts, guides, and resources

The flexible nature of the workshop provides a useful start for newcomers, as well as new information and inspiration for veterans of the legislative process. To get additional information or to schedule this or other workshops, contact us.


Upcoming Workshops

  • One more Maui workshop — 3/19/2020
    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!
  • Hawaii Island and Maui: Presentations on Your Power in the Process
    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 … Read more
  • PAR Workshops: Tuesdays and Thursdays

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