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Welcome On behalf of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation along with our Board of Governors, donors, partners, grantees, and staff, I want to welcome you to the 2017 Advancing Nonprofit Excellence conference, Advocating for Hawai‘i’s Nonprofits. I also want to thank you for your continued work on behalf of Hawai‘i’s people and communities as well as your interest in advocacy as a core strategy that can promote our nonprofit missions. 

The change in federal administration and recent proposals are likely to have profound effects on policies that impact our collective work and also on federal grants, funding, and transfers to state budgets. But this is not simply about changes in available monies. In every administration and at every level of government — federal, state, county, and even neighborhood — there are many opportunities for all of us to participate; contribute our knowledge and perspective; engage in civil discussion and debate; and most importantly, help bring the voice of our most vulnerable community members into important policies and decision making. I believe strongly that this is not just an opportunity but a responsibility of the nonprofit sector to engage civically, in collaboration with elected leaders, to advance our charitable missions.

advocacy at the legislature, each of you communicates important information and messages to the public that advocate for your mission, beliefs, and perspectives. The sessions at today’s conference intend to help you build the confidence and skills of your organization, staff, and board to know how best to engage in the political and decision making efforts relevant to your work.

The Hawai‘i Community Foundation is convening this conference to help the nonprofits of our state gain the knowledge needed to advocate effectively on behalf of our communities. Today, you have the opportunity to hear expertise from national, Washington, D.C.-based policy and advocacy organizations and advice and recommendations from our local, experienced advocates and elected leaders. While we recognize that not every nonprofit requires policy

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I also encourage you to contact me and our staff to let us know how we can help support your efforts to communicate and effectively advocate. Although changes in policy and the system can take many years, we want to assure you that the Hawai‘i Community Foundation is committed in the long-term to supporting and promoting the change Hawai‘i needs to be a healthy, thriving, successful, sustaining, and welcoming place for all our people and islands.

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Plenaries Ensuring Hawai‘i Nonprofits are High Performing Micah A. Kāne, CEO & President Hawai‘i Community Foundation

he Hawai‘i Community Foundation’s new CEO Micah Kāne will begin the day explaining why the Hawai‘i Community Foundation believes deeply in supporting a strong and effective nonprofit sector in Hawai‘i. And why we also believe that nonprofit advocacy, including lobbying, can be a critical strategy in advancing our nonprofit charitable missions and strengthening Hawai‘i’s communities. Conference participants will also have the opportunity to share their leadership experiences with each other and prioritize their learning agenda for the day.

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Federal Budget and Tax Proposals and Impacts on State Budgets Nicholas Johnson, Senior Vice President for State Fiscal Policy Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

he Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) in Washington, DC, is a nonpartisan research and policy institute that analyzes and pursues federal and state policies designed both to reduce poverty and inequality and to restore fiscal responsibility in equitable and effective ways. Nick will share some recent CBPP assessments of current federal policy, budget, and tax proposals and what impacts these could have on state budgets. In addition, he will describe key focus and efforts that Hawai‘i nonprofits can use to prepare for and even take advantage of the many proposed changes still not yet enacted. Nick will also describe the national network of State Priorities Partnerships that help assess and promote effective state and local policies.

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Plenaries Hawai‘i Budget and Policy Center

State of Hawai‘i Response and Perspective

Gavin Thornton, Co-Executive Director Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice

Panel conversation with Micah A. Kāne, CEO & President Hawai‘i Community Foundation U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa

he Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more socially just Hawai‘i, where everyone has genuine opportunities to achieve economic security and fulfill their potential. Hawai‘i Appleseed is now building Hawai‘i’s local capacity to assess and analyze state budget and tax policies and their effects on the state’s families and communities. The Hawai‘i Budget and Policy Center will be a member of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities State Priorities Partnership, a national network of over 40 budget and tax policy centers that operate throughout the country. The Hawai‘i Budget and Policy Center will describe how it can help Hawai‘i nonprofits understand and review key state budget and tax proposals.

Senate President Ron D. Kouchi House Speaker Scott K. Saiki

icah Kāne will have a conversation with Hawai‘i elected leadership about their perspectives on the potential impacts of federal changes on the state and what nonprofits should be prepared for and focus on in this rapidly changing policy environment.

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Plenaries Using Our Voice: Engaging in Advocacy Panel conversation with Tamar Chotzen Goodfellow, Board Member Hawai‘i Community Foundation Kevin Chang, Executive Director Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo (KUA) Mark Fox, Director of External Affairs The Nature Conservancy Hawai‘i Program Deborah Zysman, Executive Director Hawaii Children’s Action Network

amar Chotzen Goodfellow will facilitate a conversation and discussion with three local advocates who will share their experiences as nonprofits engaging in public policy advocacy and lobbying as key strategies that support their charitable missions. As key parts of their organizations’ missions, Deb, Mark, and Kevin have all engaged in a range of advocacy activities including strategic communications, collaborative partnerships, grassroots outreach, legislative and administrative education, and lobbying. They will offer their advice and recommendations for other nonprofits ready and willing to begin using policy advocacy as a strategy to achieve their intended results.

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Lunch Plenary Kim Klein Klein and Roth Consulting Kelvin H. Taketa, Senior Fellow Hawai‘i Community Foundation

im Klein recently wrote “Nonprofits that rely on government funding to provide needed services have watched their funding shrink more and more while the cost of doing business and the need for their work increase. The bottom line is that without significant restoration of government revenue, there is not enough money to do the work that communities count on nonprofits to do.” Kim and Kelvin will discuss what this means for nonprofits going forward and what they can and should do to ensure that the public’s expectations and need for a strong social safety net and decent quality of life are maintained with support from the full range of public, nonprofit, and private agencies.

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Sessions Introduction to the Rules of Lobbying and Advocacy for Nonprofits: You Can Do It! Presenter: Nona Randois, Alliance for Justice obbying is not only legal — it’s one of the most effective means for nonprofits to advance their missions! Whether influencing your state’s budget, protecting Medicaid, or advocating for local police reform, there are many reasons that 501(c)(3) public charities choose to lobby to achieve their policy goals. This comprehensive workshop will help explain what lobbying is and why it is so important. Federal law allows 501(c)(3) public charities (including houses of worship and public foundations) to lobby within generous limits. This interactive session will use real life examples to address: • How the tax law permits lobbying and other advocacy for nonprofits • One easy step most charities can take to maximize the amount they’re allowed to spend on lobbying

• Tips for taking advantage of the narrow definitions of lobbying — which will help charities make the most of their advocacy

Fundraising for Advocacy Presenter: Kim Klein, Klein and Roth Consulting n terms of fundraising, donations are reflecting the new priorities of the country. How should nonprofit organizations think about their fundraising now and also fundraise specifically for advocacy? What changes should you make? What should stay the same? What should all organizations be doing? And what should organizations working in mission areas with the greatest changes/threats be doing?

• The application of these rules to ballot measure activities

• Yearly lobbying limits for charities

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Sessions Accessing Skilled Volunteers to Support Communications, Fundraising, and Advocacy Presenter: Tyler Manley, Catchafire uilding advocacy and communications capacity within your organization is a no-brainer, but we all know time and skills are limited. By utilizing the power of Skills Based Volunteering, you can have professionals that are passionate about your cause help strengthen your marketing, fundraising, operations, and a lot more. Catchafire is an online platform that helps Hawai‘i nonprofits connect with and manage skilled volunteers that can support your organization’s mission. In this session, you’ll learn how to best utilize the platform, tips and tricks for finding the right volunteer, and hear from other Hawai‘i organizations about how they’ve increased their communications and fundraising capabilities through Catchafire. Learn more about the program and register at https://hawaii.catchafire.org.

Your Voice Matters Presenter: Jennifer Cornish Creed, Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO) oard members are invited to attend this session to strengthen their nonprofit know-how; learn best practices in nonprofit board governance; and better understand their roles as ambassadors who have the right and responsibility to champion and advance their organization’s mission and impact through advocacy.

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Kevin K.J. Chang Executive Director Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo

Director of Professional Development Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations @HANOHAWAII

@Mrchangmusic, @KUAHawaii Kevin Chang is the executive director of Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo (KUA) a nonprofit organization with a mission to increase the capacity of community-based resource management (CBRM) initiatives with a vision of ‘āina momona (literally “fat lands”). KUA advances its mission through the facilitation of grassroots, communitydriven learning networks and serves as a liaison to assist in the development of equitable collaborations between communities, agencies, and larger conservation initiatives. Prior to KUA, Kevin was a land manager for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, a field representative for the Trust for Public Lands’ Hawaiian Islands Program, and practiced law as a solo practitioner in the field of entertainment law. He currently sits on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Commission on Environment, Economic, and Social Policy (IUCNCEESP) and the boards of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA), the Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO), and the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT) O‘ahu Advisory Committee. Kevin is also married to Alma Siria Vega Urias and on occasion plays with the band Kupa‘āina.

Jennifer Cornish Creed has been with the Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO) and its predecessor organization for 17 years. She is the director of professional development and serves as director of the Weinberg Fellows program, a management program that builds the capacity of executive directors of nonprofits that serve the neediest in our community. Jennifer plans, delivers, and evaluates training and consulting services, working with internal staff as well as external consultants in the field to provide professional, affordable services to nonprofits of all sizes and in all stages of development. Her areas of training and consulting expertise include board governance, nonprofit management, outcomes, proposal writing, and planning facilitation. Jennifer is also responsible for the Hawai‘i Nonprofit Board Leadership Institute — a training program for individuals seeking to join a nonprofit board or new to a nonprofit board. This program was developed to support the nonprofit sector by increasing the pool of nonprofit-knowledgeable board members eligible to serve Hawai‘i’s nonprofit organizations. Prior to HANO, Jennifer worked with the Hawai‘i Community Loan Fund and the Hawai‘i Institute for Continuing Legal Education. She has a bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of Hawai‘i and did graduate work at Tufts University. Jennifer has additional training in collaborative leadership, facilitating strategic thinking, and planning and appreciative inquiry and is a certified MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) practitioner.

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Mark Fox is the External Affairs Director at The Nature Conservancy Hawai‘i Program. Raised in Hilo and Waimea on Hawai‘i Island, Mark received his undergraduate and law degrees from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Mark practiced law from 1989 to 1993 with the Carlsmith law firm in Honolulu. He joined the Washington, D.C. staff of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye in 1994, handling issues related to agriculture and the environment. In 2000, Mark joined The Nature Conservancy’s Hawai‘i Program. Mark’s work with the Conservancy includes government and agency relations, public policy and advocacy; and communications.

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Tamar Chotzen Goodfellow Tamar Chotzen Goodfellow has been involved with nonprofit leadership for more than 30 years. As senior vice president of the National Audubon Society in charge of education and centers nationwide, she helped shape the vision for establishing educational field centers in urban areas across America; establishing more than 20 nature centers during her tenure. Raised in Honolulu, Tamar began her professional career as an Outward Bound instructor on the Island of Hawai‘i, before becoming the executive director of the Hawai‘i Nature Center, which grew under her leadership to service more than 50,000 school children annually. Involved in all aspects of fundraising, development, and nonprofit leadership, Tamar has raised more than $50 million for environmental education, cancer research, and other charitable causes. She was instrumental in establishing an endowed family foundation, where she continues to serve as a trustee. She volunteers on several nonprofit boards and committees, including the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation, as president elect, and the Hawai‘i Community Foundation. Tamar has a master's degree from Stanford University, and is married to Steve Goodfellow; they have three children, and reside on Maui.

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Nicholas Johnson

United States Representative Colleen Hanabusa

Senior Vice President for State Fiscal Policy Center on Budget and Policy Priorities @NickCPBB, @CenterOnBudget

@RepHanabusa Colleen Hanabusa, a United States Representative from Hawai‘i, was born in Honolulu, on May 4, 1951 and was raised in Wai‘anae. She graduated from St. Andrew’s Priory School in 1969, and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 1973; a Master of Arts from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 1975; and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 1977. A lawyer by profession in private practice, she was a member of the Hawai‘i State Senate from 1998 through 2010 and served as Senate President (Hawai‘i’s first female Senate President) from 2007 to 2010. In 2010, she was elected as a Democrat to the 112th and to the succeeding 113th Congresses (January 3, 2011 - January 3, 2015). In 2015, Representative Hanabusa returned to the practice of law and became a board member and, subsequently, chair, of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (January 2015 - November 7, 2016). In 2016, she was elected simultaneously as a Democrat to the 114th Congress by special election and to the 115th Congress, where she currently serves Hawai‘i’s First Congressional District. When not in Washington, D.C., Representative Hanabusa resides on O‘ahu with her husband, John. They have a dog, Frannie, who not only keeps them busy, but watches TV with a preference for the animal channels.

Nicholas Johnson serves as senior vice president for state fiscal policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington, D.C.-based research and policy institute. He directs the Center’s State Fiscal Project, which publishes frequent reports on how state budget and tax decisions are affecting families and communities, and develops policies to enhance fiscal responsibility, equity, and accountability. He serves as an advisor to the members of the State Priorities Partnership, a network of independent, state-level policy organizations. In 2014, Johnson was named to the Nonprofit Times Power & Influence Top 50. In 2010, State Tax Notes magazine named Johnson to its “All Decade State Tax Team.” Nicolas holds a graduate degree from Duke University’s Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy and an undergraduate degree from Yale University. He came to the Center in 1996 from the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry.

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CEO & President Hawai‘i Community Foundation @HCFHawaii

Klein and Roth Consulting @kimkleincommons

Micah A. Kāne is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation — the largest foundation in the state that works with individuals, families, foundations, government agencies, and organizations that transform lives and improve our communities. He joined HCF in January 2016 as President and Chief Operating Officer where he led the executive team and day to day operations. He also serves as a trustee for Kamehameha Schools with oversight of an $11.3 billion asset portfolio and is a corporate board of director with the Hawaiian Electric Company. His previous work experience includes being the chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, a 200,000-acre native Hawaiian land trust. Micah also served as chairman and executive director of the Hawai‘i Republican Party and prior to that was the government affairs liaison for the Building Industry Association of Hawai‘i. He was raised in Hawai‘i and is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, Menlo College, and received his MBA from the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Kim Klein is an internationally known trainer, speaker, and author, well known for her ability to deliver information in a practical, down-to-earth, and humorous way. She has a wide range of nonprofit experience, having worked as staff, as a volunteer, and as a board member. Kim is the author of five books, including “Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times,” which won the McAdam Bood Award. Her classic text, “Fundraising for Social Change, now in its seventh edition,” is widely used in the field and in university degree programs. She is the series editor of the “Kim Klein Fundraising Series” at Jossey Bass Publishers. She was a member of the Building Movement Project where she worked on a project called Nonprofits Talking Taxes. Kim is a fellow with On the Commons and blogs at kimkleinandthecommons.blogspot.com. She has provided training and consultation in all 50 United States, five Canadian provinces, and 21 other countries. She is a lecturer at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley, and has served as guest faculty at the Haas School of Business at University of California at Berkely and Concordia University in Montreal. Kim co-founded the Grassroots Fundraising Journal in 1981 and was its publisher for 25 years.

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Senate President Ron D. Kouchi

Tyler Manley Senior Manager of Nonprofit Engagement Catchafire @catchafire

Hawai‘i State Legislature On September 7, 2010, Governor Linda Lingle appointed Ron D. Kouchi to complete the term of the vacant eighth (formerly seventh) Hawai‘i’s senatorial district. Since then, Senator Kouchi was elected to serve as the current senator representing Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau. Senator Kouchi secured his current position as president of the Hawai‘i State Senate on May 5, 2015. In the past, Senator Kouchi served as Majority Caucus leader, vice chair for the committee on Tourism, and vice chair for the committee on Ways and Means. He had also served as a member on the committees on Agriculture, Education, Transportation, and International Affairs. Raised on Kaua‘i’s west side, Senator Kouchi graduated from Waimea High School in 1975 and attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Senator Kouchi is married to the former Joy Tanimoto and they have two sons, Dan and Egan.

Tyler Manley is the senior manager of nonprofit engagement at Catchafire. After graduating from The University of Buffalo, Tyler completed two years of Americorps and then became the marketing director of the Massachusetts Avenue Project, a food justice organization that focuses on youth education and food access. While there, he wore many hats, including donor relations, digital marketing, and membership strategy. At Catchafire, Tyler consults thousands of nonprofits all over the country on how to best leverage pro bono volunteers to build capacity and increase impact.

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House Speaker Scott K. Saiki

Southern California Director Alliance for Justice @AFJustice

Hawai‘i State Legislature

Alliance for Justice’s (AFJ) Nona Randois manages AFJ’s Bolder Advocacy work in California as well as its Northern and Southern California offices. Nona has over two decades of experience as an attorney specializing in representing nonprofit organizations. She previously worked at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, where her practice focused primarily on representing nonprofits in community economic development, land use, tax, real estate, and corporate matters. She also has experience in policy advocacy, employment law, strategic planning, and organizational capacity building. Before working at Legal Aid, Nona worked at the Los Angeles office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Nona earned her law degree from Georgetown and bachelor’s degrees in International Relations and French from the University of Southern California. She is on the board of Strategic Actions for a Just Economy; a member of the Council on Immigrant Integration (a project of the California Community Foundation); and served on the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board for over a decade. She is also a professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Southern California.

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Representative Scott K. Saiki currently serves as the representative for the areas including McCully, Kaheka, Kaka‘ako, and Downtown Honolulu. This legislative session, he has also taken on a new leadership role as the House Speaker. Representative Saiki was born in Honolulu. He Received his B.A. from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, and his J.D. from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa William S. Richarson School of Law. In addition to being a state representative, Representative Saiki currently practices law.

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United States Senator Brian Schatz

Kelvin H. Taketa Senior Fellow Hawai‘i Community Foundation

@SenBrianSchatz Senator Brian Schatz has dedicated his career to public service as a strong advocate for Hawai‘i’s middle-class families, a clean energy economy, seniors, our veterans, and Native Hawaiians. As Hawai‘i’s senior United States senator, Brian serves on four Senate Committees essential to the future of Hawai‘i: Appropriations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Commerce, Science, and Transportation; and Indian Affairs. Senator Schatz also serves as chief deputy whip, a leadership position that gives him a greater role in shaping policy and communications for Senate Democrats. In the United States Senate, Schatz is working to create new clean energy jobs for Hawai‘i; strengthen the middle-class; enhance Social Security and Medicare; make college more affordable; support Native Hawaiian programs; and ensure our veterans receive the benefits they have earned. As lieutenant governor of the State of Hawai‘i, Brian turned the Office of Lieutenant Governor into a flexible and dynamic force. This included Brian heading up the development of Asia-Pacific relations and leading the State’s clean energy efforts including the Hawai‘i Clean Energy Initiative, which has made the state a national model for clean energy growth and created new clean economy jobs. Brian Schatz was also a member of the Hawai‘i State House of Representatives and prior to being elected lieutenant governor, he served as the CEO of Helping Hands for eight years.

Kelvin H. Taketa is the senior fellow of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation (HCF), a role he assumed after 19 years as the President & CEO. Since his appointment in 1998, HCF has become the leader in facilitating charitable investments in Hawai‘i and has earned distinction as a trusted community resource on charitable trends and best practices in Hawai‘i. In addition, HCF has launched several major initiatives with a coalition of local and national funders and government agencies to address critical issues and developed grant programs that have proven results and led to national recognition for HCF. In 2016, the foundation administered more than $50 million for programs and initiatives in Hawai’i. A national leader and commentator about philanthropy and nonprofit organizations, Kelvin has been recognized by The Non-Profit Times as one of the “50 most powerful and influential people” in the sector and was featured on the GiveSmart.org website on philanthropy. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Kelvin graduated from Colorado College and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California’s Hastings College of Law. Since graduating from law school, he has spent his entire career as a nonprofit executive while also working in the private sector.

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Deborah Zysman

Co-Executive Director Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice @HIAppleseed

Executive Director Hawaii Children’s Action Network @HCAN_HI

Gavin Thornton is the coexecutive director of the Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice, a nonprofit organization that is working to build a Hawai‘i where everyone has genuine opportunities to achieve economic security and fulfill their potential. His work at Appleseed seeks to change systems that perpetuate inequality through research, policy development, education, coalition building, and advocacy. In 2017, Gavin’s team at Appleseed spearheaded a coalition that successfully advocated for a bill that will provide over $135 million in tax relief for low-income working families in Hawai‘i over the course of five years. The bill will create a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), based on the federal EITC, which brings more children out of poverty than any other program in the country and, in addition, helps to boost the local economy; increase workforce participation and earnings; and improve education and health outcomes.

Deborah Zysman is the Executive Director of Hawaii Children’s Action Network (HCAN), Hawai‘i’s leading children’s policy and advocacy nonprofit. HCAN focuses on analysis, public engagement, education, advocacy, and coalition building to ensure all children in Hawai‘i are safe, healthy, and ready to learn. Under her direction, HCAN coordinated the “Be My Voice Hawai‘i” campaign advocating for preschool for all 4-year olds in Hawai‘i and securing over $10M to expand the state’s preschool/ school readiness program and $3M for new DOE preschools. Zysman previously served as executive director of Coalition for Tobacco-Free Hawai‘i from 2003 to 2012. The nonprofit advanced Hawai‘i’s smoke-free workplace and tax laws and achieved a substantial decrease in smoking rates. Zysman has a master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her work has spanned chronic disease, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse prevention, women’s health, and community health. Her work has focused on public policy, advocacy, organizational capacity building, and developing community coalitions. She is a Weinberg Fellow and was named one of Hawai‘i’s “Forty Under 40” by Pacific Business News. Deborah is the past board president of Hawai‘i Public Health Association and the Junior League of Honolulu.

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August 24, 2017 | Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballrooms

Conference Schedule at a Glance 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration – Coral Ballroom

9:00 – 9:05 a.m.

Welcome – Coral Ballroom 4 & 5

9:05 – 9:10 a.m.

Open: Ensuring Hawai‘i Nonprofits are High Performing

9:10 – 9:35 a.m.

Federal Budget and Tax Proposals and Impact on State Budgets Nicholas Johnson, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

9:35 – 10:05 a.m.

Hawai‘i Budget & Policy Center Gavin Thornton, Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice

10:05 – 10:50 am

State of Hawai‘i Response and Perspective Panel discussion lead by Micah A. Kāne, CEO & President, Hawai‘i Community Foundation

10:50 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Using Our Voice: Engaging in Advocacy - Coral Ballroom 3 Panel discussion lead by Tamar Chotzen Goodfellow, Board of Governor, Hawai‘i Community Foundation • Deborah Zysman, Hawaii Children’s Action Network • Mark Fox, The Nature Conservancy Hawai‘i Program • Kevin Chang, Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Break

12:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Lunch Plenary– Coral Ballroom 4 & 5 Kim Klein, Klein and Roth Consulting & Kelvin H. Taketa, Hawai‘i Community Foundation

1:50 – 2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

• U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa • Senate President Ron D. Kouchi • House Speaker Scott K. Saiki

Session 1 Coral Ballroom 1

Session 2 Coral Ballroom 2

Session 3 South Pacific 1 & 2

Session 4 South Pacific 3 & 4

Introduction to the Rules of Lobbying and Advocacy for Nonprofits: You Can Do It!

Fundraising for Advocacy

Accessing Skilled Volunteers to Support Communications, Fundraising, and Advocacy

Your Voice Matters

Presented by: Nona Randois, Southern California Director of Bolder Advocacy, Alliance for Justice 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Presented by: Kim Klein, Klein and Roth Consulting

Presented by: Tyler Manley, Catchafire • Remarks by U.S. Senator Brian Schatz • Closing Remarks by Micah Kāne, CEO & President, Hawai‘i Community Foundation • Meet the Experts Reception

Presented by: Jennifer Cornish Creed, Hawai‘i Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations (HANO)

Ane Conference Packet  
Ane Conference Packet