Third Path organizers Darlene Rodrigues and Malia Kuoha were interviewed in "Exclusive: Women of Color Push Boundaries on Reproductive Justice" by Natalie Bell during their participation at the Sister Song Conference at Washington DC on November 2009. The participants from communities of color across the U.S., from African-American, Native American, Asian Pacific Islander, and Latin-American, dialogued with President Obama's administration to create health care reform for reproductive justice issues affecting their communities.
This is a blogsite for Third Path Hawaii, an inter-island network of grassroots organizations in Hawaii doing work toward environmental justice, reproductive justice and social justice from women of color perspectives. Please keep checking back to this site as the narration of this process unfolds for each island. Check out the work on each island on the "Third Path Network" links to your right.
is comprised of a group of women across the Hawaiian islands who recognize power inequities within the battered women’s movement and who have traditionally been silenced within society and the battered women’s movement by way of organized and institutionalized oppression. We are comprised of grass-roots groups whose goal is to create a space where women of color in the State of Hawaii can dialogue, network and organize to form an agenda that values women of color and amplifies the social, economic and political power of women of color within the movement by giving women of color the opportunity to be heard and considered in all levels of leadership and governance.