ACLU of Hawaii Executive Director Joshua Wisch said, “In times like these when civil rights are under constant attack, we need the resources to stay vigilant and fight back,” as the organization announced the hiring of a new Development Director.
K.D. Segura was added to the ACLU team where in her position she will be 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 Hawaii.
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On joining the ACLU of Hawaii team, K.D. said: “I am excited to work with the ACLU, an organization that historically and continuously protects marginalized people like me. The mission of the ACLU has always been near and dear to my heart.”
Immediately prior to coming to work for the ACLU of Hawaii. K.D. served in Hawaii as Major Gifts Officer for Planned Parenthood of the Greater Northwest and Hawaiian Islands. A graduate of Florida State University, K.D. has been working in the development world for a decade. In addition to her work for Planned Parenthood, K.D. has brought her deep passion for charitable work to bear as Development Director for the Heart of the Valley Humane Society in Montana, and she serves as a proud member of the Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women and on the Board of Directors of the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii and the Honolulu Biennial Foundation.
ACLU of Hawaii Executive Director Joshua Wisch added, “I’m enthusiastic about K.D. joining the ACLU of Hawaii and I’m confident she will significantly increase our capacity to defend civil rights across the state.”