- Please click here to read all about the effort to Reform Cash Bail and become involved! (and if you missed the Pau Hana from 11/16, it provides a great overview of this compelling topic and this extraordinary opportunity for justice)
- Due to the enthusiastic response to the online event “Hawaii Environmental Change Agents” on Sept. 18, a follow-up free online event is scheduled on Dec. 4 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Please register at: bit.ly/climatepolicy2022.“Climate Action Planning Forum” will be similar in format to the previous event, but the focus will be narrowed to concentrate on bills that address climate change.The same three legislators will present their priorities, and the participating environmental organizations will present their top priorities. All participants, including the public, will be invited to join breakout rooms that will be organized by theme. Bills will be discussed, and the idea is to get a head start on the 2022 legislative session.
- Contact your Senators: Urge them to pass the Freedom to Vote Act (S. 2747), which would make Election Day a federal holiday, set national standards for voting rights, and require disclosure of “dark money” political campaign contributions. [Source: Citizens for Ethics]
- Contact your Senators and House Rep: Urge them to pass S. 2702 and H.R. 5008 to protect the voting rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives. [Source: National Congress of American Indians]
- Contact your Senators: Urge them to support Indigenous women by passing S. 1275 and reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act with strong Tribal provisions. [Sources: National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, NCAI]
For more actions to take, as well as a heartwarming list of successes relating to social and environmental justice issues, click here.