For Immediate Release HONOLULU CIVIL BEAT AND COMMON CAUSE HAWAII TO HOST CIVIL CAFÉ: LEGISLATIVE SESSION—WHAT CAN I DO?

Posted on January 23, 2017


(Honolulu, HI)—Honolulu Civil Beat together with Common Cause Hawaii will host the first Civil Café of 2017 entitled “Legislative Session—What Can I Do?” This panel discussion will encourage civic engagement and aim to educate those with a desire to participate in the legislative process.

Through an interactive conversation, speakers will guide attendees through the ins and outs of lawmaking and offer actionable steps to influence positive change in the community.

Panelists include:
Chad Blair, Honolulu Civil Beat
Janet Mason, League of Women Voters Hawaii
Corie Tanida, Common Cause Hawaii
Keanu Young, Public Access Room

This free event will take place on Thursday, January 26 at The Manifest, 32 North Hotel Street. Doors open for networking at 5:30 P.M., with the event beginning promptly at 6:00 P.M. The program portion of the evening will be livestreamed courtesy of Civil Beat.

Honolulu Civil Beat is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt news organization dedicated to public affairs reporting about Hawaii. By focusing on investigative and watchdog journalism, in-depth enterprise reporting, analysis and commentary Civil Beat provides readers a broad view on issues of importance to the community.

Common Cause Hawaii is a state chapter of the national Common Cause organization. Common Cause is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to protecting and improving Hawaii’s political process and holding government accountable to the public interest. For more information, please visit hi.commoncause.org.

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Office: Common Cause Hawaii

Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.

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