Today Liberty Hill is announcing a $1.4 million investment in leaders at the frontlines of change. Here are L.A.'s top organizers in economic, environment and lesbian and gay organizing. Meet some of our grantees by watching this video.
Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)
Organize ordinary citizens to take action on public education, home foreclosures and budget crisis.
Black Women for Wellness
Improve the health of African-American women in South Los Angeles.
Californians for Justice Education Fund
Organize youth to work toward racial justice in public education throughout the state.
Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE-LA)
Support low-wage worker campaigns in the hotel, grocery, carwash and sanitation industries.
Coalition for Economic Survival
Build tenant leaders, preserve affordable housing, combat slum housing, strengthen rent control
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
Organize low-wage immigrant workers and families.
Train leaders from poor and working-class neighborhoods, educate voters.
Community Asset Development Re-Defining Education
Organize parents to break school-to-prison pipeline.
CLEAN Carwash Campaign
Improve workplace conditions for carwash workers across Los Angeles.
Figueroa Corridor Community Land Trust
Develop community leaders to acquire and develop land for affordable housing in South Los Angeles.
Housing Long Beach
Preserve and expand affordable housing in Long Beach.
InnerCity Struggle (ICS)
Build student and parent power in Boyle Heights, East LA, El Sereno and Lincoln Heights.
Korean Resource Center
Increase affordable housing in Korean-American community.
Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)
Build leadership and power among Koreatown’s low-wage immigrant workers.
Los Angeles Black Worker Center
Bring green construction to African-American community, create pre-apprenticeship training for African-American youth.
Los Angeles Community Action Network
Improve tenants’ rights, housing preservation, civil rights, economic development, healthy food access.
Los Angeles Taxi Workers Alliance (LATWA)
Improve conditions for low-wage taxi workers.
LA Voice PICO
Train faith leaders and congregations across LA to achieve equity in health, education, immigration and housing.
Improve the outcomes for foster and at-risk children and youth in South Los Angeles.
People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER)
Win policies that create and preserve affordable housing and improve public education in Los Angeles.
Pilipino Workers Center
Meet urgent needs of Pilipino families, organize for better conditions for immigrant workers.
Pomona Economic Opportunity Center
Increase the financial security, safety, health of day laborers and immigrant workers in Pomona Valley.
Progressive Jewish Alliance (PJA)
Eliminate “food deserts” in LA and advocate for affordable housing for working families.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
Improve wages and working conditions for restaurant workers in Los Angeles.
Sober Living Coalition
Expand resources and improve quality of sober living homes in South LA and Compton.
South Asian Network
Advance the health, empowerment and solidarity of South Asians in Southern California.
Southern California Education Fund
Build skills and power within congregations and community organizations to promote social and economic change in L.A. County.
Special Needs Network
Advocate for low-income families caring for children or adults with developmental disabilities, especially autism.
Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE)
Eliminate slum housing, expand tenants rights, reform development, improve jobs in Figueroa Corridor.
Union de Vecinos
Attain affordable housing, clean water, economic opportunities in Boyle Heights, East LA, Maywood.
Wage Justice Center
Advocate for low-income workers facing wage theft.
Westlake Community Design Center
Train low-income resident to become community planning experts to improve conditions in Westlake-Pico Union.
Youth Justice Coalition
Eliminate racism and class-based inequities in the LA juvenile justice system.
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE GRANTS
Communities for a Better Environment
Change environmental policies and practices in industrialized areas of Southeast Los Angeles and Wilmington to improve residents’ health.
East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice
Promote policy change to eliminate industrial pollution in City of Commerce, East Los Angeles.
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
Improve polluted water in Southeast Los Angeles through education and community empowerment.
Greater Long Beach Interfaith Community Organization
Empower Greater Long Beach residents to confront threats to air quality and environmental health.
Labor Community Strategy Center
Promote environmental justice and economic justice locally, nationally and internationally.
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
Transform the economy and uplift low-income communities in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Achieve environmental health and justice in northeast San Fernando Valley.
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Alleviate environmental health problems in South LA and other areas of the county.
Save Los Angeles Parks Alliance
Win a new local revenue source to support parks in LA’s most park-poor neighborhoods.
LGBTQ JUSTICE GRANTS
Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Equality-LA
Promote marriage and LGBTQ equality among LA’s Asians and Asian Pacific Islanders.
California Faith for Equality
Invest in faith leaders promoting equality for LGBTQ people and safeguarding religious freedom.
Mobilize and train the LGBTQ community to fight for social justice in Los Angeles.
Gender Justice LA
Improve the health and well-being of low-income transgender people of color in Los Angeles.
In the Meantime Men's Group
Extend the lives of African-American men of all ages and sexual orientations in Los Angeles.
Jordan Rustin Coalition
Promote marriage and LGBTQ equality among African-American people in Los Angeles.
Latino Equality Alliance
Promote liberty, equality and justice for the Latino LGBTQ community through public policy.
National Gay & Lesbian Task Force
Achieve marriage equality and promote racial justice in LA.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference of LA
Increase awareness of LGBT equality and marriage equality in the LA African-American community.
Transgender Law Center
Promote civil rights for transgender communities.