Early Education Opportunities on The Conversation

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"After Parkland" and HCAN on Hawaii News Now - Sunrise

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Paid Family Leave advances in Legislature

Working families and businesses would benefit from statewide program

HONOLULU, February 5, 2020 — A statewide Paid Family Leave program is one step closer to becoming law after advancing through a Senate committee yesterday.

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Keiki caucus, nonprofits advocate for paid family leave, higher minimum wage

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Community-led legislative priorities will offer a bold approach to big problems facing children and families

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Community-led legislative priorities will offer a bold approach to big problems facing children and families

Collaboration brings together 37 local organizations and the legislative Keiki Caucus to tackle economic, education, health challenges

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20 reasons to be hopeful at the 2020 legislature

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New legislative package announced prior to opening day of session

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Governor Ige unveils new package to take on income inequality

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Governor David Ige works with top lawmakers on a package to provide cost-of-living relief to Hawaii’s low-income and working-class residents

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Hawaii leaders take on a plan to expand pre-school in the state

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Top state officials and business leaders have largely agreed on a plan to bring down Hawaii’s high cost of living

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Advocates appreciate promising first step for Hawaiʻi’s working families

Advocates appreciate promising first step for Hawaiʻi’s working families

Community groups emphasize that the Legislature, Governor, and businesses must remain committed to passing laws that will truly benefit working families

HONOLULU, January 14, 2019 — The joint legislative package announced today is a promising and crucial first step for Hawaiʻi’s working-class families, according to groups advocating for Hawaiʻi’s working families.

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HCAN joins call to end houseless "sweeps"

December 24, 2019

Here we go again. The City and County of Honolulu is conducting sweeps of our houseless neighbors over the holidays—again.

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Schatz, Murkowski Urge Passage Of Bipartisan Resolution To Recognize Critical Role Of Census, Importance Of Full And Accurate Count

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduced a bipartisan resolution to ensure the 2020 Census is fair and accurate. The resolution encourages individuals, families, and households across the United States to take part in the Census so that all communities can be counted.

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KITV - Paid Family Leave

KITV covers the new study on Paid Family Leave in Hawaii. Executive Director, Deborah Zysman, goes on air to share the importance of this policy in our community. 

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Study: Hawaii Has A Number Of Options For A Paid Family Leave Program

November 15, 2019

 

The Honolulu Civil Beat reviews the new study that provides lawmakers with a framework for how they could implement a paid family leave program in Hawaii. Featuring some quotes from our Executive Director, Deborah Zysman, the article is an interesting read and will leave you ready to advocate for paid family leave.  

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