Liberty Hill Newslinks provides hyperlinks to press and blog stories that appeared in the last month that highlight how your support of Liberty Hill is making an impact on the frontlines of change.

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AUGUST IN REVIEW

August 31
This Time magazine report on the California legislators’ consideration of the state Dream Act mentions UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education, Liberty Hill’s partner in supporting AB540 students, and quotes representatives of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA).
August 30
The Associated Press reported on La Puente homeowner and Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) member Rose Gudiel's fight to stay in her home.
August 29
The Riverside Press Telegram checked in with Suzanne Foster of the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center when it wrote about opening of the first Inland Empire immigrant-detention center, forecast to generate $42 million per year for the company that owns it.
August 17
When street violence in Britain had PM David Cameron looking to former LAPD chief William Bratton for advice, Colorlines spoke to Youth Justice Coalition’s Kim McGill, who countered that L.A's example was not one to follow.
August 15
A member of the Korean Resource Center contingent at Rep. Karen Bass's healthcare Town Hall was Eunha Yi, 71, whose comments, the L.A. Times said, drew applause.
August 11
Lyneva Mottley, a retired factory and home healthcare worker, is acting chair of the Watts chapter of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) and she wrote this op-ed reflecting on the foreclosure crisis on the 46th anniversary of the Watts uprising for Beyond Chron, a S.F.-based alternative news website.
August 10
This profile of Gender Justice L.A. in a Boston publication describes the group's reorganization and mission shift, some of its grassroots funding efforts, and its leadership training work.
August 5
As the Secure Communities controversy escalated, Federal agencies insisted that cities and states couldn't "opt out" of the fingerprint-sharing program criticized by immigrant reform advocates. KPPC radio's blog MultiAmerican and the Latin American Herald Tribune turned to spokespeople from Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) for comments and perspective.
Here, a photo of CHIRLA protesters with signs showing the number of annual deportations taken at the August 15 anti-Secure Communities demonstration in L.A.
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