Equality Act (Re) Introduced – LGBT Caucus Meeting 2-20 @ 10 AM

Supportive Testimony NeededCaucus February Meeting TomorrowCaucus Name Change SurveyTraining to Submit Testimony Yesterday in Congress the Equality Act was re-introduced by Congressman David Cicilline and the entire Congressional Equality Caucus. The Equality Act when passed would amend existing civil rights laws, such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act, to explicitly ban LGBTQIA+ discrimination in the workforce, housing, education, credit, jury service and other areas of American life. President Biden urged Congress to quickly pass this historic piece of legislation. A

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URGENT: Testimony Needed for LGBTQIA+ Bills

Testimony NeededCaucus Name Change SurveyTraining to Submit Testimony We need your help for the following bills… Supportive Testimony for these Bills SB163 (LGBT Caucus Priority Bill) – Amends statutory limitations on the time period in which a survivor of childhood sexual abuse may file a civil suit. Allows punitive damages. Permits the court to order restorative justice measures at its discretion, if requested by the victim..Hearing Date: Tuesday, 02-09-21 9:15AMDeadline to submit: Monday, 02-08-21 9:15 AM (after this your testimony will be marked late) HB 285 – Prohibits health

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2021 Legislature Bills; Caucus Name Change Survey; & Training to Submit Testimony

It has been a busy week for the Biden-Harris Administration, it has been one week since President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office! Over the past 7 days President Biden has signed a lot of Executive Orders to begin to undo he damage cause by you know who and his cabinet nominees have been getting hearings including Mayor Pete who passed his committee today!  Today was also the deadline for bill submission for Hawaii’s 2021 Legislative Session and I

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Urgent: Testimony needed to help homeless youth and PPP update

Testimony Needed for SB 2344April 4th Polling LocationsFREE Blue Bench Training Great news HB 2037 (LGBTQ+ Commission) passed out of both committees this week! Mahalo nui loa to everyone that submitted testimony! We have one priority bill with a hearing for next week… Testimony needed for the SB 2344 SB2344 SD1 HD1 – Expands the provisions for a minor to consent to no-cost emergency shelter and related services to include requiring a provider to be licensed and in compliance with zoning and

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ACTION ALERT: Testimony Needed

Testimony Needed for TWO BillsVideo for 3 TrainingsMarch 4th Meeting LocationsTuesday, Feb 18 Deadline & Others We have 2 priority bills be heard so far this week and we REALLY need your HELP.  Below you find the link for the 3 trainings that was held today. (Mahalo to everyone that was able to make them!) Reminder that if you get elected to any officer and/or delegate spot on March 4 please let us know. Testimony needed for the 2 Priority Bills HB2177

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Testimony Needed for 2 Priority Bills, Video from training…

Testimony Needed for 2 BillsVideo for 3 TrainingsMarch 4th Meeting LocationsTuesday, Feb 18 Deadline & Others Friday was 1st Lateral and I am happy to report that 5 of our legislative priorities are moving along, and MAHALO NUI LOA to everyone that submitted testimony on our bills as they have come up. If you haven’t had a chance to testify here is opportunity as we need testimony for 2 Priority LGBT Caucus bills! Below you find the link for the 3 trainings

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LGBT Caucus Mtg this Sat. 15 10 am, Leg Recap, & Upcoming DPH Activities

All of the LGBT Caucus’ priority bills are moving along! Mahalo to everyone that submitted testimony. We hope that everyone will use this President’s Day weekend to register new voters to help remove the current occupant of the White House. We also look forward to hearing or seeing you on Saturday for our monthly meeting! February LGBT Caucus Meeting We are meeting on Saturday, Feb 15th at 10:00 AM we will have the following 3 trainings after a quick update on all LGBT

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URGENT: Testimony Needed for Caucus Priority Bills & FairVote Training

Testimony Need for 3 Priority BillsFairVote Training on Rank Choice VotingFebruary Meeting of the LGBT Caucus Mahalo to everyone that has already submitted their testimony and for those that have not please take 5 minutes to get it in for the LGBT Caucus Priority Bill. Your testimony doesn’t have to be long and please also encourage your friends to submit testimony. Click here for instructions on how to submit testimony. LGBT CAUCUS PRIORITY BILLS HB 2037 – Establishes the Hawaii State Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,

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Help Clean Up the Conversion Therapy Ban

TESTIMONY NEEDED in Support of SB 674 we are asking that you support the bill but also ask that you in your testimony that you support the LGBT Caucus & the Task Forces combined recommendation for an amendment. Our amendment removes out dated language and simplifies the bill to BAN Conversion Therapy. #BornPerfect #LGBTCaucusPriorityBill SAMPLE TESTIMONY:“I support SB 674 and ask that you follow the Task Force and the LGBT Caucus’ combined recommendation and amend the bill to clarify the

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Testimony NEEDED for 2 Priority Bills

We have TWO priority bills that need your support! So please submit testimony in support of the following measures. Reminder your testimony does not have to be long we just need you to get it in 😉 SB 429 – Which will expand gender markers on driver’s licences & state IDs.Bill details: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=429&year=2019Hearing: Friday, 02-22-19 @ 9:00 AM in RM 016Deadline to submit testimony: Thurs, 02-22-19 @ 8:00 PM SB 768 – Expands access to mental health care for minorsBill

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