ACLU OF HAWAI‘I CONTINUES TO GROW WITH ADDITION OF MANDY FERNANDES AS POLICY DIRECTOR

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce Mandy Fernandes as its new Policy Director. This position is part of the ACLU’s effort to bolster the cause of civil rights in Hawai‘i by increasing its capacity and reach throughout the state. Ms. Fernandes comes to the ACLU of Hawai‘i from the Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network (HCAN), a nonprofit that addresses the root causes of poverty and […]

CIVIL RIGHTS AND COMMUNITY ADVOCATES DISAPPOINTED BY CITY’S CONTINUED MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT “SWEEPS” OF HOUSELESS FAMILIES

Groups and individuals representing a broad range of interests and constituencies today released a statement expressing disappointment in the continued “sweeps” of the houseless community – many of whom are families – by the City and County of Honolulu. The statement is as follows: At 3:00 am on New Year’s Eve the City and County […]

CITY OF HONOLULU REFUSES CALL TO CANCEL CHRISTMAS EVE SWEEPS

The property seizure action is planned for 3:00 a.m. 12/24/18 in Waikiki The ACLU of Hawai‘i reached out to the office of the Mayor this weekend, urging the City to reconsider and cancel its planned “sweep” of Waikiki’s houseless community this Christmas Eve. As of 1:30 p.m. today, the City has refused. The ACLU and […]

ACLU OF HAWAI‘I GROWS WITH THE ADDITION OF K.D. SEGURA AS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

The ACLU of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce the addition to its team of K.D. Segura, coming on board as Development Director. Her position is part of a strategic expansion by the local ACLU affiliate to build its capacity and reach in order to better protect and advance civil rights for all of the people of Hawai‘i.     Ms. Segura is an activist whose […]

Follow this lawsuit, A.B. v. Hawaii State Department of Education and read the complaint here: https://acluhi.org/hititleixlawsuit2018/

https://acluhi.org/2018/12/06/5120/