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PICO Training and Aston Waikiki Action

FACE Hawaii — with members from both Oahu and Maui — had a wonderful two-day training this past weekend on community organizing offered by the People Improving Communities through Organizing (“PICO”) National Network. The training was focused on recognizing the roles of privilege and power, creating trust between the members our organization, the importance of sharing our…

Housing Now Hawaii Action

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…

Ige Signs Bill to Help Undocumented Immigrants Obtain Driver’s Licenses

The Hawaii law is effective January 1, 2016. Published by CivilBeat.com on JUNE 30, 2015·By ANITA HOFSCHNEIDER Hawaii Gov. David Ige has signed a bill into law that creates a limited purpose driver’s license for people who don’t have documents to prove they are legally allowed to live in the U.S. The governor signed the measure,…

Hawaii DOT Settles Driver’s License Exam Lawsuit

Discrimination against foreign-born residents was alleged when translation of some exams was discontinued. Published MAY 31, 2015 at CivilBeat.com ·By CHAD BLAIR The Hawaii Department of Transportation and the nonprofit Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) said Friday that a lawsuit was settled regarding the translation of driver’s examinations for vehicle licenses. United States District Court Judge Susan Oki…

Caring Across Generations!

Thursday, April 30 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Davies Hall at St. Andrews Cathedral Talk story with Ai-Jen Poo Help us build Hawaii’s movement for care and caregiving! This event is a conversation about the challenge of caregiving in our state. National leader Ai-Jen Poo will read from her recent book The Age of Dignity, as well as…