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Appleseed agenda 2021: stop cuts, boost working families and the economy

Hawaiʻi Appleseed’s work during the 2021 legislative session focuses on the areas most critical to preserving the strength and stability of Hawaiʻi people, families and communities.

Native Hawaiian healing from white settler injustices and continued discrimination

It’s vital that the state and federal government not only fulfill their existing legal obligations, but also listen to and follow the lead of the Native Hawaiian people on healing injustices and discrimination.

How COVID-19 shaped Appleseed’s work in 2020

The year 2020 was a turbulent one, but it proved the power of Hawaiʻi’s greatest strength—its people.

Hawai‘i is last in the nation for serving afterschool suppers to low-income keiki

A new national report on federal afterschool nutrition programs finds Hawai‘i lagging far behind other states in serving afterschool suppers to low-income children and youth.

Appleseed provides language access to second round of P-EBT benefits

Hawaiʻi Appleseed has created and published a series of multi-lingual infographics to assist families in need, many of whom speak a primary language other than English.

Bringing support for Hawaiʻi Appleseed’s mission of justice and equity to a virtual space

“While we need to hold off on meeting in person right now, our shared vision for a just Hawai‘i has never been more important.”

Feed our keiki, fuel our future: help fight hunger in Hawaiʻi

During the month of September, donations at Hawaiʻi Safeway will help families struggling more than ever with hunger during the pandemic.

This Labor Day, Hawai‘i’s workers need more help than ever

This Labor Day, Hawaiʻi's workforce desperately need support to weather what's become a storm of record unemployment.

Honolulu minimum wage is lowest among 15 most expensive U.S. cities

With such high prices and low wages, it’s no wonder that Honolulu has a homelessness crisis.

Hawai‘i drops to 44th in the nation in children’s summer meal participation

Hawaiʻi is missing out on millions in federal funding, and our keiki are missing out on meals.