WAVE (We Are Voices of Excellence) is a HawaiKidsCAN program that equips youth and community members across the islands with the skills to lead impactful and localized advocacy campaigns.
Hear what some of our youth WAVE makers have to say about the program.
This month, we are asking you to ride the WAVE and donate to our online giving campaign. Our goal is to reach 808 individual donors. Your support today will help our WAVE program expand its programming reach, train more advocates and take what we’ve learned to new communities and forums.
Together, we can make WAVEs! Here’s how to donate:
Monthly recurring gifts will provide sustainable support for WAVE. Your donation will go directly to the costs of participants attending trainings and educational events and facilitating community engagement.
Make a one-time contribution to support WAVE participants’ equity-centered training as they learn how to become impactful advocates for public education. WAVE (We Are Voices of Excellence) is a HawaiKidsCAN program that equips youth and community members across the islands with the skills to lead impactful and localized advocacy campaigns.
Cover the cost of transportation for 1 student from Leeward, North Shore, or Windward Oahu to attend 1 session in Honolulu
Sponsor 1 WAVE student to attend a local advocacy event such as a University symposium, Coding Challenge, STEM Conference, Renewable Energy Summit
Sponsor 1 ENTIRE WAVE student session
Sponsor 1 student for conference registration fees
Sponsor 1 neighbor island student to fly-in and attend a WAVE session in Oahu
Seed Grant for 1 student to start an advocacy campaign
Airfare to fly to DC to visit the Nation’s Capitol and attend an advocacy conference
All of the above! Giving at this level will cover the cost of half of our programming!