Register for Harm Reduction Conference

Register now for the Hawai`i Harm Reduction Conference, entitled "Communities, Connections, Compassion", which will be held on January 11, 2019 at Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu.

The theme of 2019's conference will be intersectionality, which refers to the shaping of one's identity by factors such as race, class, gender, sexuality, and nationality. The conference will highlight the interwoven nature of experiences shaped by social issues and the implications for harm reduction work in Hawai`i.

Early bird registration ends on November 30. Inter-island travel scholarship applications will be accepted until December 10.

Register at www.harmreductionhawaii.com, and share the flyer today!

Oppose Public Charge Rule

Oppose Public Charge Rule

The proposed "public charge" rule by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would deny permanent resident status to immigrants who use government services. The new rule would also add age, health, and employability as factors that a DHS official may use to deny green cards on the basis that an immigrant would become a “public charge.” Because of this ruling, many immigrants, including those affected by hepatitis B, would avoid or lose healthcare access

The deadline to submit comments is December 10, 2018. Learn more and get resources from Protect Immigrant Families.

Welcome, Kokua Kalihi Valley!

Welcome to our newest partner agency, Kokua Kalihi Valley

KKV’s mission to work together “toward healing, reconciliation and the alleviation of suffering in Kalihi Valley, by serving communities, families and individuals through strong relationships that honor culture and foster health and harmony.” We are excited to work with them to ensure that moms and kupuna affected by hepatitis B get the care they need! To learn more about Kokua Kalihi Valley, go to http://kkv.net/.

To become a Partner Agency for Hep Free Hawaii, click here.