LEAD (Let Everyone Advance w/ Dignity)
The 2020 LEAD Year 2 Program Evaluation Report has been released!
This report includes background information on the program, the evaluation approach, and program implementation and presents outcomes and impacts for the second year of the LEAD program, and was prepared by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa LEAD Program Evaluation Team with important contributions from the LEAD Honolulu Hui.
WHAT IS LEAD?
“Honolulu LEAD (Let Everyone Advance w/ Dignity) is the community expansion of the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program. Working with community leaders in Waikiki, LEAD diverts people involved in low-level community concerns and criminal offenses from the criminal justice system into public health services. LEAD offers individualized, intensive case management with people using principles of non-judgement, respect, and mutual collaboration to sustain long-term growth toward their goals and a healthy relationship within their community.
LEAD demonstrates that non-coercive and non-punitive approaches public health concerns like substance use disorder and criminal activity related to homelessness can be more effectively and humanely addressed outside of the criminal justice system with effective communication with public safety partners in the community.
LEAD offers individualized, intensive case management with people using principles of non-judgement, respect, and mutual collaboration to sustain long-term growth toward their goals and a healthy relationship within their community. The types of services accessed are entirely determined by individual participants and their case manager.
Referrals are coordinated through community leaders involved with our Community Leadership Team.
If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 9-1-1. If it is involving someone experiencing a behavioral health crisis, we recommend requesting a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer from the dispatch.
If you are experiencing a crisis and need immediate assistance, please call the Hawaii CARES line at 808-832-3100.
If you are interested in being involved or would like more information about the LEAD program, please reach out to David Shaku @ email@example.com or call (808) 521-2437 during business hours listed below.
THE LEAD HAWAI'I COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS
ACLU – Hawai'i Chapter
City and County of Honolulu
Community Alliance on Prisons
Department of the Prosecuting Attorney
Drug Policy Forum of Hawai'i
Harm Reduction Hawai'i
Harm Reduction Services Branch,
Hawai'i State Dept. of Health
Hawai'i Health & Harm Reduction Center
Hawai'i Substance Abuse Coalition
Helping Hands Hawai'i
Honolulu Police Department
Institute for Human Services
Ku Aloha ola Mau
Mental Health America of Hawai'i
Partners in Care
State Office of the Public Defender
The Salvation Army ATS-FTS
Susannah Wesley Community Center
UH Office of Public Health Studies
We are Oceania
Join our hui! Contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (808) 521-2437.
Lifeline: Connecting for Advocacy
HHHRC advocates for policy change that will improve the lives of the people and communities we serve. We strongly believe that public health issues must not be mistaken for public safety issues and that individuals should have access to the care that they want.