Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network Speaks!

Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network Speaks! (HCAN Speaks!) is a nonpartisan 501(c)4 nonprofit. Our movement is fighting to ensure all keiki are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. HCAN Speaks! gives you the tools you need to make informed voting decisions, hold leaders accountable, and change systems and policies.

Mission: To ensure Hawaiʻi’s keiki have a bright future by building a powerful movement of families.

Vision: Well-funded, family-focused public policies and programs that prioritize keiki and give them the resources to learn, grow, and thrive in Hawaiʻi.

Learn about Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network, the 501(c)3 nonprofit building a unified voice for Hawaiʻi’s children.

Board of Directors


Liza Ryan Gill
Hawai’i Coalition for Immigrant Rights

Nick Kacprowski, J.D.
Dentons US LLP

Mandy Fernandes
Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute


Teri Keliipuleole
Kamehameha Schools

Jasmine Slovak
Great Wāhine Run

Erica Yamauchi
Office of Wellness and Resilience, Office of the Hawai‘i Governor





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