Virtual Policy and Advocacy Training Series

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Join us for a series of free virtual trainings in November 2020, December 2020, and January 2021! Sign up to hear from local policy and advocacy experts as we gear up for the 2021 legislative session.

Nov. 15, 2020 | 3:00-4:30 pm
Civics for Change
Want to better your community and don’t know where to start? This interactive session will teach you the key steps to becoming a changemaker. Bring your ideas and a friend.
Presented by Jaylen Murakami, Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute and Colby Takeda, Blue Zones Project Hawaiʻi.

Nov. 22, 2020 | 3:00-4:30 pm
Building Power in Challenging Times
Organizing, networking and leadership development values and strategies to mobilize for change.
Presented by Christy MacPherson, PHOCUSED.

Dec. 6, 2020 | 3:00-4:30 pm
Getting your message out through effective PR and communications
During COVID-19, communications are more important than ever. Learn about getting your message out through traditional media and public relations (news articles, op-eds, letters to the editor) along with digital communications (social media, emails, and more).
Presented by Ryan Catalani, Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network.

Dec. 13, 2020 | 3:00-4:30 pm
What to do now that session is here
This session will address how to submit testimony, contacting your legislator, doing one-on-one meetings with legislators, how to use your story and why this is important.
Presented by Laura Nevitt, Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network.

Jan. 10, 2021 | 3:00-4:30 pm
Legislative panel - How has COVID-19 changed the way we interact with elected officials?
Hear from officials on remote testifying best practices, keeping up communication, and how to build a relationship in a virtual space
Presented by Kathleen Algire, Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network and Sandy Ma, Common Cause Hawaiʻi.

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Organized by Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network, Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute, Blue Zones Project Hawaiʻi, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, Hawaiʻi Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, Common Cause Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, and PHOCUSED.

November 15, 2020 at 3pm - January 10, 2021

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