Hawaii Scholastic Journalism Association

Suggestions for New Voices testimony
Latest news on legislation to protect Hawaii student journalists
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Updates on New Voices of Hawaii: HB1529 and SB2608
Follow HSJA on Facebook and Twitter, as well as the New Voices of Hawaii Facebook page. Also, check the story on this website: https://hawaiischolasticjournalism.org/1372/new-voices-legislation/read-upcoming-legislation-to-protect-hawaii-student-journalists/
Next Meeting
Our next HSJA meeting will be Saturday, February 22 at 10 a.m. in W123 at McKinley High School.
Governor to declare Feb. 24-28 Scholastic Journalism Week in Hawaii
Bring your students to the Capitol Feb. 28 at 10:30 to watch the ceremony.
Student Press Freedom Day is Jan. 29, 2020!
Spread the word: Student Press Freedom Day is Jan. 29, 2020! This year's theme is "This Is What Student Press Freedom Looks Like." Whether it's a "day in the life" video, a photo essay, a public event, an op-ed, or something entirely different, SPLC wants to help you show the world the reality of being a student journalist and why student journalism is so important. Also, check out the event at the National Archives. It will be livestreamed at 7 a.m. HST and also available for later viewing. https://www.archives.gov/calendar/event/new-visions-of-the-future-of-press-freedom
Student Press Law Center Webinar
The Student Press Law Center in Washington D.C. is hosting a webinar for those curious about, interested in, ... testifying for a New Voices bill in their state. The webinar will be on Jan. 30 at 3 p.m. HST. Download Zoom and use this link: https://zoom.us/j/370211084. If you can't participate live, email HSJA and we can get you a link to the recording.
HSJA Goals

- Provide opportunities for journalism educators to share ideas.
- Promote the benefits of scholastic journalism
- Maximize the experience for students at the spring Hawaii Publishers High School Journalism Awards Banquet and the fall Journalism Day at UH
- Open discussion to review state policies regarding scholastic press freedom in Hawaii


Membership is free and open to anyone in Hawaii interested in scholastic journalism.
Email [email protected] to be put on our mailing list to receive information about meetings.

Supporters of First Amendment Protection for Student Journalists

American Bar Association
American Society of News Editors
Society of Professional Journalists
Journalism Education Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

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