Hawaii Children’s Action Network

What We Do

Advocate for smart policies and investments in our children.

Build and strengthen coalitions among nonprofit organizations and individuals to plan and strategize successful solutions to children’s issues. When necessary, we also train those organizations on how advocacy or policy and systems change works.

Mobilize individuals and communities, creating a strong movement for children’s issues.

Analyze data and research on health and well-being of children in Hawaiʻi.

Create strategic partnerships with businesses and philanthropic organizations who care about children’s issues.

Who We Are

Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network (HCAN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the only one in the state of Hawaiʻi solely committed to advocating for children. We address the root causes of poverty and inequity and develop public policies that help children and their families.

Our Mission: Build a unified voice educating and advocating for Hawaiʻi’s children.

Our Vision: All of Hawaiʻi’s children are healthy, safe and ready to learn

Cause Areas

Keiki, Advocacy, Non Profit Support

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