Housing Now Hawaii Action

Categories: Affordable Housing,Archived,Campaigns

Did you know that Hawai’i has one of the highest rates of homelessness throughout the United States?

Did you know that the average cost to rent a 2 bedroom apartment in Honolulu is $1,810 – which means you would need to make $31/hr to afford that rent?

When: Tuesday, August 4th, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Honolulu Hale

As we urge State, and City leaders to take action and address this long-standing need to create permanent, affordable housing units.
Our schedule of events are as follows:
10 AM – Prayer Circle
10:15 AM – 12 PM: Art/Sign Making Tent
11:30 AM – 1 PM: Guest Speakers
(Councilwoman Kymberly Pine, Councilman Brandon Elefante, Rev. David Gierlach, Rev. Walter Brownridge, Gary Hoosier, Eric Gill, Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Jenny Lee)
12 PM – Lunch will be provided by The Virgil Brothers and Sage of Ohana Family of the Living God
 
1:30 PM Deliver letters to Council Members, Mayor, Governor, and Legislators (meet in front of Honolulu Hale)
There will be continuous sign waving throughout the day, with free lunch and drinks provided.  If you are interested in attending, and/or would like more information, please contact Catherine Graham or Rev. Bob Nakata by clicking on their names.

We are looking forwarding to seeing all of you there!

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