- Sep 03, 2012
- Aug 31, 2012
- Aug 17, 2012
- Aug 15, 2012
An important hearing took place last week in Sacramento to emphasize the importance of returning to common sense discipline in our schools and on our streets, and insuring that our young men have the opportunity to thrive. Here is the account of Vincent Jones, Sr. Program Officer in charge of Liberty HIll's Brothers, Sons, Selves campaign on last week's trip to Sacramento with more than a dozen young L.A. leaders.
- Aug 14, 2012
I’m a youth organizing intern with Liberty Hill grantee organization InnerCity Struggle and work with members of the Roosevelt High chapter of United Students to change “zero tolerance” policies that were making school attendance and behavior problems worse, not better.
- Jul 28, 2012
- Jul 11, 2012
California is on the brink of becoming a national leader on a radical idea: keeping students in school is better for students, schools and communities.
Jun 22, 2012
Liberty Hill's Facebook photo album features snapshots of the activities of L.A. grassroots social justice groups.
Jun 12, 2012
This spring, three community groups were selected to participate in the Wally Marks Leadership Institute Research Track conducted by Liberty Hill and USC Annenberg,
Jun 09, 2012
Jun 02, 2012
May 27, 2012
May 20, 2012
In a major City Hall victory, on May 15, the City Council's Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee voted in favor of the Clean Up Green Up motion.
May 16, 2012
- May 14, 2012
Manuel Pastor accepts Liberty Hill's 2012 Changemaker Award at the 30th Anniversary Upton Sinclair Awards and Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
- May 12, 2012
Wendy Chang accepts Liberty Hill's 2012 Upton Sinclair Award at the 30th Anniversary Upton Sinclair Awards and Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
- May 11, 2012
Dustin Lance Black presents Liberty Hill's 2012 Upton Sinclair Award to Paris Barclay at the 30th Anniversary Upton Sinclair Awards and Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
- May 10, 2012
Paris Barclay Accepts Upton Sinclair Award in Los Angeles.
May 09, 2012
KPAs a companion event to Liberty Hill's 30th Anniversary Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner, we're proud to announce that Liberty Hill's 2012 Online Auction goes live at p.m. tonight, Wednesday, May 9.
May 01, 2012
In April, I was one of three Liberty Hill representatives to attend the first-ever National Philanthropic Briefing on the Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community at the White House.
Apr 26, 2012
Liberty Hill is thrilled to announce that the Council on Foundations is presenting its Distinguished Service Award to Michele Prichard, our Director, Common Agenda.
Apr 20, 2012
On May 9, at Liberty Hill's 30th Annual Upton Sinclair Awards and Dinner, one's of L.A.'s most influential social justice leaders, Wendy Chang, will receive the 2012 Upton Sinclair Award.
Apr 18, 2012
On May 9, at Liberty Hill's 30th Annual Upton Sinclair Awards and Dinner, Manuel Pastor, one's of L.A.'s most influential authors and forward-looking researchers, will receive the 2012 Wally Marks Changemaker Award.
Apr 16, 2012
On May 9, at Liberty Hill's 30th Annual Upton Sinclair Awards and Dinner, one's of television's most acclaimed and multi-talented creators, Paris Barclay, will receive the 2012 Upton Sinclair Award.
Apr 13, 2012
In honor of Earth Day, Liberty Hill is releasing its latest report, “Guide to Green: A Directory of Financial and Technical Assistance Programs for Businesses in the City of Los Angeles.”
Apr 03, 2012
Liberty Hill has put together an infographic "Being LGBT in the 21st Century" to show how profoundly bullying behavior impacts lgbt teens as well as some factors that can prevent it.
Apr 02, 2012
A year and a half ago, our Chief Development Officer Darrell Tucci, shared his own story about surmounting the challenges of being an LGBT teen. We re-post this now as we release a new infographic that dramatically illustrates the difficulties LGBT youth face and the supports that can make all the difference.
Mar 31, 2012
Liberty Hill Foundation staff members will be in Washington, DC April 2 to take part in the National Philanthropic Briefing of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Mar 25, 2012
Liberty Hill grantee group LA Voice PICO hosted a community meeting at Blessed Sacrament Church in Hollywood.
Mar 19, 2012
Thanks Liberty Hill grantee Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), Palace Plating Company, a metal finishing plant that had contaminated a residential neighborhood, finally closed
Mar 08, 2012
Training at leadership development programs like Liberty Hill’s Wally Marks Leadership Institute is not a luxury―it's a necessity.
Mar 05, 2012
Last Friday’s Los Angeles Regional Hearing of the California Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color proved that young men of color in L.A. County—and the entire State of California—do matter.
Mar 01, 2012
Liberty Hill Foundation grantee groups will be among the grassroots community organizations whose members testify at a hearing before the California Assembly’s Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color.
- Feb 29, 2012
Byline: Kristin Aldana-Taday
Liberty Hill has been known for years as a funder through our work in supporting nonprofit groups organizing for change. Last night, we showed our other side: Liberty Hill as a resource for you to think strategically about your philanthropy.
Feb 24, 2012
On February 15, the Los Angeles branch of Restauran Opportunities Center (ROC United-LA) joined the national campaign against Darden Restaurant Group with an action at The Capital Grille restaurant in the Beverly Center.
Feb 15, 2012
No matter the perspective or profession of the people at the Summit, it was very clear that At Liberty Hill's Uplifting Change Summit, everyone was extremely passionate about increasing the number of dollars that flow to African American social justice organizations in Los Angeles.
Feb 07, 2012
This week, I will begin to talk to friends, donors, foundation executives and other allies at the Uplifting Change Summit about Brothers, Sons, Selves, our case for Liberty Hill’s stepped-up investment in improving the lives of L.A.’s low income boys and young men of color. You can read Brothers, Sons, Selves here
Jan 28, 2012
75803_495088619877_374520129877_7157322_7767376_nByline: Susan LaTempa
At Liberty Hill’s most recent Brown Bag Seminar, three community organizers reflected on the Occupy movement, especially Occupy L.A. and how it has affected ongoing economic justice campaigns in L.A County.
Jan 19, 2012
Who’s changing L.A. in 2012? Drawing on Liberty Hill's 35 years of experience investing in leaders at the frontlines of change, each year we identify five exceptional local leaders fighting for social justice from the grassroots up.
These are L.A.’s unsung heroes, the men and women doing the brave, unheralded, often thankless day-to-day work of making change, not charity. Liberty Hill’s 2012 Leaders are community organizers, donor-activists, student leaders and mentors for the nation’s next generation of changemakers. Meet them!
- Jan 18, 2012
In February 2010 Liberty Hill hosted a transformative summit that convened African American donor-activists interested in investing in new solutions, strong leaders and effective organizations. Since that time, more than 100 people have been inspired to become an active part of Liberty Hill’s Uplifting Change community. Now, we're ready for year three! The Uplifting Change Summit & Luncheon will be held February 13, 2012 at the Center for Healthy Communities.