Videos of Past Events

Below are selected highlights from past Common Cause Hawaii events, with links to video and additional information.  For more photos please visit our Facebook page.

March 17, 2016
Civil Cafe: Apathy and Influence

Civil Beat's Civil Cafe on Apathy and Influence, was a panel discussion on how good government bills are faring in the legislative session. Panelists included state Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, Common Cause Executive Director Carmille Lim, and the League of Women Voters’ Janet Mason. The discussion was moderated by Chad Blair of Civil Beat. Panelists discussed term limits, low voter turnout, campaign finance reform and the practice of legislators sharing their campaign funds with other politicians.


March 4, 2014
Advocacy 102 workshop, Part 1: Order of the day and floor readings

Virginia Beck of the Public Access Room teaches members of Common Cause Hawaii what the Order of the Day and Floor Readings are, the role they play during the legislative session, and how to track your bills in this process.

 



March 19, 2014
Former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps speaks at UH

Michael Copps, former Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, speaks to students and faculty of the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Communications Department.




April 8, 2014
Advocacy 102 workshop, Part 2:  Conference Committees

Virginia Beck of the Public Access Room teaches members of Common Cause Hawaii the basics about the mysterious Conference Committees-what they are, and the role they play during this critical and often confusing time.

 

 


April 19, 2014
Civic*Celerator Demo Day

After months of workshops, Civic*Celerator teams showcased the applications (apps) they developed that leverage the resource of open data made available by the Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission. The goal of the Civic*Celerator program and its apps is to equip voters with tools to help them understand who and what funds Hawaii's political candidates.

Click here to use the apps

Demo Day Developers Pic
Photo: Developers of the Civic*Celerator apps

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