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Common Cause Hawaii scheduled events for 2020

February 24, 2020 – Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) Student Lecture on Voting by Mail. Common Cause Hawaii will be talking to a HPU Environmental Policy Class from 12:00 to 1:15 pm on civic engagement. This talk will be held in the classroom of Regina Ostergaard-Klem, PhD, Associate Professor of Environmental Science in HPU’s College of Natural and Computational Sciences.

February 24, 2020 – Call with Indivisible Hawaii Neighbor Island Activists. Common Cause Hawaii will be holding at 5 pm to discuss fighting the call for an Article V Constitutional Convention. Contact sma@commoncause.org if you wish to join in.

March 3, 2020 – Shooting of a PSA on VBM at Olelo. Common Cause Hawaii will be shooting another Public Service Announcement on Vote by Mail at Olelo on this date.

March 10, 2020 – Talk to the American Association of University Women. Common Cause Hawaii will be speaking to the American Association of University Women on this date at 5:30 pm. Check out Common Cause Hawaii’s Facebook Page Event here for more details and to sign up to go.

March 13, 2020. Celebration of Service-Learning on Chaminade’s Campus. Common Cause Hawaii has been invited by Chaminade University to participate in this Service-Learning Day event, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, which is set up like a science fair. The entire Chaminade campus is invited to attend, to see displays shared by students, faculty, and community partners who have done work together through service-learning.

Date/Time TBD – Event held in coordination with the Hawaii State Office of Elections to educate the public on Voting by Mail. Event location likely to be at the Capitol Building. Check back here soon for more details.

Date/Time TBD – 50th Anniversary Celebration of Common Cause (founded in 1970 by John W. Warner, a Republican, who was the former Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare in the administration of President Lyndon Johnson as well as Chair of the National Urban Coalition.

Check back here often for updates on scheduled events!

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Featured Events

February 24, 2020 – Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) Student Lecture on Voting by Mail. Common Cause Hawaii will be talking to a HPU Environmental Policy Class from 12:00 to 1:15 pm on civic engagement. This talk will be held in the classroom of Regina Ostergaard-Klem, PhD, Associate Professor of Environmental Science in HPU’s College of Natural and Computational Sciences.

February 24, 2020 – Call with Indivisible Hawaii Neighbor Island Activists. Common Cause Hawaii will be holding at 5 pm to discuss fighting the call for an Article V Constitutional Convention. Please contact Sandy Ma at sma@commoncause.org if you would like to join in.

March 3, 2020 – Shooting of a PSA on VBM at Olelo. Common Cause Hawaii will be shooting another Public Service Announcement on Vote by Mail at Olelo on this date.

March 10, 2020 – Talk to the American Association of University Women. Common Cause Hawaii will be speaking to the American Association of University Women on this date at 5:30 pm. Please click here to go to Common Cause Hawaii’s Facebook Page (Events) for lots of details on this event and to sign up to go!

March 13, 2020. Celebration of Service-Learning on Chaminade’s Campus. Common Cause Hawaii has been invited by Chaminade University to participate in this Service-Learning Day event, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, which is set up like a science fair. The entire Chaminade campus is invited to attend, to see displays shared by students, faculty, and community partners who have done work together through service-learning.

Also, the 2020 Hawaii State Legislative Session opened on 15 January 2020.

Common Cause Hawaii is interested in several major issues that will be before the Hawaii State Legislature through the legislative session this year. These include: Fighting the call for an Article V Constitution Convention; Modernizing our elections through Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) legislation; Promoting Campaign Finance Reform; and Championing Ethics, Transparency, and Accountability in our Government.

Testimony on many of these bills that come before the legislature is most welcome. If interested in providing testimony or wishing more info on the testifying process, please contact Sandy Ma at sma@commoncause.org.

You can find lots of information on bills likely to be voted upon during the 2020 Legislative Session at the State Capitol’s website at this link.

 

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