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The Conversation: Friday, September 29th, 2017

Ted Mielczarek

Defending Civil Liberties; Getting Help with a Downpayment; Girl Scouts in Hawaii

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ACLU Encouraging Public Advocacy of Civil Rights

The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii wants to make sure that you know your civil rights, and are prepared to defend them.

Outro Music: Carry Yourself by Eric Gales

Kit Grant

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Startup Will Help You Buy a House For a Cut of Your Airbnb Revenue

A startup named Loftium is launching a new business model that will help aspiring home buyers make a downpayment in return for a share of revenue you generate renting a room on Airbnb.

Yifan Zhang

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Civil Beat Reality Check

Several years after the Hawaii Board of Education adopted a new framework for teaching social studies known as C3 or "College, Career and Civic Ed".

Outro Music: Privacy by Quasimoto

Suevon Lee

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Shari Chang and Troop 536.

Girl Scouts of Hawaii and ‘The State of Girls Report’

A biennial report on girls found some troubling conclusions: girls lag behind in science and math education, and more than one in ten says she doesn’t feel safe in school.

Outro Music: Girls Talk Boys by 5 Seconds of Summer

Shari Chang

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