May 14, 2013
the Los Angeles Unified School District adopted the School Climate Bill of Rights by a vote of 5 to 2. Approval of the resolution bans “willful defiance” suspensions and directs LAUSD to enact common sense approaches to school discipline and expand programs that support all students in becoming healthy, thriving adults.
May 14, 2013
Liberty Hill is offering a Commissions Training Program to ensure that appointees to Los Angeles commissions are drawn from diverse communities and can help civic leaders make good decisions for all communities.
- May 14, 2013
(Los Angeles) Hundreds of youth, parents and community leaders will descend on LAUSD headquarters to demand the passage of the School Climate Bill of Rights—a resolution that would enact common sense approaches to school discipline and expand programs that support all students in becoming healthy, thriving adults. If passed, the landmark proposal would ban “willful defiance” suspensions from LA schools -- a first for a major school district.
May 13, 2013
This opinion piece was written in support of the proposed "School Climate Bill of Rights," the first campaign of Liberty Hill Foundation's Brothers, Sons, Selves initiative..
May 07, 2013
The Brothers, Sons, Selves initiative is involved in an important event this Friday, May 10, 2013. Here is the advisory for this event.
May 06, 2013
Liberty Hill and its grantees received press attention, including coverage of May Day marches and immigration reform news.
Apr 25, 2013
Liberty Hill's 2013 Upton Sinclair Dinner and Awards Celebration isn't quite over yet!
- Apr 22, 2013
Liberty Hill welcomes our new Chief Development Officer, Christine Dean. She sends greetings and shares some of her background by way of introduction:
- Apr 13, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
Glen Dake, a landscape architect and prominent advocate for “green agenda” issues in Los Angeles is one of Liberty Hill’s most active donor-activists.
Apr 08, 2013
On April 23, at Liberty Hill's Upton Sinclair Dinner and Awards Celebration, the 2013 Founders Award will be presented to Alison Morgan and Parke Skelton.
Apr 08, 2013
In March, Liberty Hill and its partner community members were often in the news.
Apr 03, 2013
On April 23, at the 2013 Upton Sinclair Dinner, Liberty Hill is proud to present the Upton Sinclair Award to Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, executive producers of "Homeland."
- Mar 16, 2013
Since 1991, Jaime Zeledón has been a leader at People Organized for Westside Renewal (POWER), a Liberty Hill grantee organization that works in low income areas of West L.A. on affordable housing, education, social safety-net and other issues.
- Mar 15, 2013
How does Liberty Hill Foundation make the gala Upton Sinclair Dinner so successful? Meet Liberty Hill's marvelous Table Captains.
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- Mar 06, 2013
Liberty Hill, L.A.'s social justice foundation, presents a round-up of media coverage of its partner grantee organizations.
- Feb 28, 2013
The contemporary challenges and untapped resources facing the African American community launched a spirited lunchtime conversation at Liberty Hill's Uplifting Change Summit this year. USC Professor Ange-Marie Hancock moderated a panel featuring artist Mattie McFadden-Lawson, entertainment lawyer Virgil Roberts and actor Jesse Williams.
- Feb 15, 2013
Liberty Hill’s fourth Uplifting Change Summit takes place Thursday February 28th.
- Feb 13, 2013
Liberty Hill Foundation shared dozens of photos of its grantees in action-- marches, demonstrations, press conferences, viewing parties educational forums and more.
- Feb 08, 2013
Liberty Hill grantee organizations make news.
- Jan 25, 2013
Liberty Hill Foundation announces its 2013 Leaders to Watch.
- Jan 20, 2013
From Liberty Hill's departing Deputy Director, Donor Services:
Dear Liberty Hill Family,
- Jan 15, 2013
Byline: Barbara Osborn
- Jan 10, 2013
News fromt he media about community groups funded by Liberty Hill Foundation.
- Dec 30, 2012
Kesa Kivel developed this curriculum for middle school, girls, a video "Never Give Up! Ama's Journey to Freedom on the Underground Railroad."
- Dec 15, 2012
- Dec 08, 2012
- Dec 02, 2012
There's been some heavy lifting done by volunteers and interns at Liberty Hill lately.
- Nov 29, 2012
Over the next couple of months, the Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments on Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, and ultimately, ruling on both cases. Here are our top-tier news sources on the story.
- Nov 21, 2012
- Nov 17, 2012
Where do women’s rights fit into the Liberty Hill picture? Everywhere!
- Nov 13, 2012
"The important message for young queer people,” says Isaias Guzman, a freshman in political science at UC Berkeley, “Is that they have the ability to make it better right now at their own schools."
- Nov 03, 2012
This month, Liberty Hill grantee groups worked on voter registration drives, community benefits agreements and campaigns for immigration reforms, clean drinking water, transit justice and foreclosure prevention.
- Oct 27, 2012
Why do you vote? We started asking people and it turns out the answers and more varied and complex than you might expect
- Oct 23, 2012
Korean Resource Center (KRC) is the winner of the $10,000 grant from the LIberty-Hill Good Maker challenge "Turn On the Turnout." KRC will launch the “My Parents Vote for Our Future” project, empowering Los Angeles Korean American youth to engage their parents in civic life and elections.
- Oct 20, 2012
By Joseph Edwards
Liberty Hill hosted one of its highly regarded van tours to stops along the frontlines of change in L.A.—this time to explore the frontiers of ethical dining accompanied by activists with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United L.A. (ROC-LA).
- Oct 13, 2012
Community-customized voter guides are one of the tools Liberty Hill's grantee groups bring to Get Out the Vote organizing.
- Oct 11, 2012
Here are remarks made by Vincent, Liberty Hill's Deputy Director of Common Agenda, at today's Grantmakers for Children Youth and Families Annual Conference in El Paso, where he received that groups' first-ever Emerging Leader in Philanthropy award.
- Oct 09, 2012
Liberty Hill is partnering with GOOD Magazine and The Goldhirsh Foundation to award $10,000 to the most promising L.A. area project to mobilize voters.