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We the Powerful!
How to Participate in the State of Hawai`i's Legislative Process
*NEW* The workshop presented by Suzanne Marinelli, Coordinator, Hawai`i State Legislature's Public Access Room, Now on video!
"We the Powerful!"
Discover the Public's Power in the Legislative Process
- Easy ways to add your voice & ideas to the process that determines State laws
- Overview of the people at the Capitol, what they do, and how and when lawmaking takes place
- Handy tips for finding the information you need
- Assistance in writing and delivering effective testimony - at the Capitol or without leaving
This January through March, the Public Access Room (the “PAR”) will conduct free workshops entitled, “We the Powerful!” These 1 hour meetings are designed to demystify the State lawmaking process, and will demonstrate ways that people can speak out at the legislature. All are welcome.
Workshops: January through March 2013
Tuesdays 12 noon
Thursdays 5:30 p.m.
PAR, 415 S. Beretania St., Room 401
Please call (587-0478) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register.
PAR's workshops are designed to be useful to both newcomers and veterans of the legislative process. Covered topics will include an overview of the Legislature's newly-redesigned website, understanding the legislative process, delivering effective testimony, and making sense of the calendar and deadlines. Renewed inspiration to be part of the solution will be the overriding theme.
Download excerpts from, A Participant's Guide to Hawaii State