Column: Poverty, houselessness should not mean loss of voting rights

Registering to vote in Hawaii may seem easy, and compared to labyrinthine requirements in many other states, it is. But to people experiencing homelessness, our system’s prerequisites can make casting a ballot impossible.

Kristen Alice is director of community relations for Hope Services Hawaii, and vice chairperson for Community Alliance Partners, a coalition of social service providers working to end homelessness on Hawaii island.
Read full column on the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

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