The First Unitarian Church of Honolulu Social Justice Council and Congregation
are active in exploring the critical issues related to incarcerationin Hawaii and beyond,
supporting discussion and action to promote kindness and justice.
Community Dialog for Justice
THIS OCCC PROPO$AL IS THE 2ND LARGEST
PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT IN HAWAI`I ~$650M
TRACK THE ISSUES AND RESOURCES
Community Alliance on Prisons caphawaii.wordpress.com/
Kat Brady of CAP is an outstanding resource on these issues, presenting and sharing at church workshops, keeping us informed by her emails, attending and reporting on issues throughout the state and maintaining the CAP website/blog. In case you want to be added to her email updates or have specific questions, here is Kat Brady’s email: email@example.com
Civil Beat www.civilbeat.org
This local news service is an excellent resource to learn and follow these issues.
“Inmates Facing Inhumane Conditions” is an important article on the current situation. You will also find there articles on the OCCC (Oahu Community Corrections Center) relocation proposals and discussions.
Department of Public Safety- Hawaii Corrections Services dps.hawaii.gov/wccc/
This is the official website for governmental services in corrections.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR DISCUSSION AND ACTION
Interfaith Alliance Hawaii Open Table monthly panels have focused on prison and education issues and more, and are managed by two of our church members, Thomas and Cynthia Lynch.
Matthew Taufetee leads a group and housing services for prisoners reentering society. Mentoring, jobs and donations could be helpful.
@ Womens’ Community Correctional Center is a faith-based, gender specific program that addresses every area of a woman’s life mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically.
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu
This flyer, and a new webpage on our website www.unitariansofhi.org, summarize information sources andactivities to aid those who want to learn more and want to participate in building solutions. Look for the webpage under the “Social Justice” header on the top navigation bar of the website. (if you go there you will be able to quickly click on the links below instead of having to type them into your browser.)
Your Social Justice Council would love to hear from you!
To share information or participate, email us at SJC@unitariansofhi.org