Advocacy Committee

Advocating on behalf of Hawaii’s homeless is one of PIC’s most important priorities and one of the strongest methods to influence public policy and effect social change. Advocacy offers individuals the opportunity to participate in the democratic process in support of a particular cause or policy.  For more information contact Gavin Thornton, Advocacy Committee Chair,

2018 End of Session Legislative Report - New!

Homelessness 101 - 2017 Update

2018 PIC Meeting Calendar

PIC partners with the Hawaii Appleseed Center (Center) on a variety of different social issues relevant to the homeless and low-income individuals and families. The following address links to the Center’s homepage:, where users can find information pertaining to important advocacy initiatives, policy research, and litigation.

Legislative Advocacy Information

The Center with the help of PIC and Catholic Charities Hawaii (CCH) has developed advocacy materials, which can be referenced from the link below:

Bill Tracker; Advocacy Reports, Initiatives & Talking Points

The address below links to the Hawaii State Legislature, which can be used to track bills and receive hearing notifications.

After signing in, click on the ‘Hearing Notification’ icon in the middle of the page. Next, add all the bills that you would like to follow. You will then receive hearing notices just for the selected bills.

Important PIC Advocacy Reports, Initiatives & Talking Points can be accessed by clicking on the Advocacy Committee header of this site, then opening the Meeting Reports, Initiatives & Talking Points section for 2014. This section has a wealth of reports and resources that can be used to identify particular bills or educational materials relative to PIC’s advocacy efforts.

Recent Documents