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An Agenda for Real Change: Hawaii Conference on Campaign Reform
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An Agenda for Real Change:

Hawaii Conference on Campaign Reform

Saturday, October 2, 1999
9:30 - noon
Church of the Crossroads
1212 University Avenue

The Honolulu League continues support of campaign finance reform. Please attend this conference and bring others who are concerned about Hawaii's elections campaigns.


9:30 Introductions

9:45 - 10:30 Small Group Sessions

Where the Loopholes Live
The Current Campaign Finance System
- Bob Watada, Director, Hawaii State Campaign Spending Commission

They Paved Paradise, and Put up a Parking Lot
How Money in Politics Threatens Hawaii's Environment
- Jeff Mikulina, Director, Sierra Club Hawaii

If the System's Broke, Let's Fix It
The Need for Real Reform
- Larry Meacham, Director, Common Cause Hawaii

10:30-11:15 Small Group Sessions

We're Right, and They're Wrong
Coalition Building and Grassroots Organizing
- Laure Dillon, Executive Director, Hawaii Clean Elections,
and Brian Schatz Executive Director, Hawaii Elections Project

Where the Heck Am I?
Maneuvering Through the Legislative Maze
- Senator Les Ihara

You Can't Call That Reform!
Fake Reforms: How to Spot Them, and What to Do About Them
- Toni Worst, Founder, Hawaii Elections Project

11:20-12:00 Facilitated Large Group Discussion - Moderator Didi Letz

For more information call the League Office, Brian Schatz or Laure Dillon of Hawaii Clean Elections at 949-0551, or email Refreshments will be served and parking is plentiful.

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