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Economic & Housing Justice, Grantee Spotlight, Immigrant Rights, LGBTQ & Gender Justice, Worker's Rights, Youth & Transformative Justice
Honoring Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
This May, Liberty Hill honors the many contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPIs) and stands in solidarity with AA and NHPI organizers demanding an end to racial violence and fighting for systemic change.
Economic & Housing Justice, Electoral Power Building, Environmental & Climate Justice, Immigrant Rights, LGBTQ & Gender Justice, Philanthropy, Worker's Rights, Youth & Transformative Justice
Liberty Hill Launches New Podcast!
Get ready to dive into some challenging conversations about how to make the real change we are fighting for possible! Liberty Hill is launching a new podcast called "Conversations From The Frontlines: Real Talk, Real Change" hosted by Liberty Hill President and CEO Shane Murphy Goldsmith.
Grantee Spotlight, Immigrant Rights, LGBTQ & Gender Justice
Faces of the Movement: Gabriel Vidal
Liberty Hill has also helped Gabriel on a very personal level through his work with the Brother Sons Selves Coalition, a Liberty Hill led campaign. "My personal experience being trans, entering BSS was a little bit of a nervous and scary place," Gabriel explains. Up until that point in his life he had never really been welcomed into masculine or even cis male spaces. "And so to have this kind of access through my job and through the social justice work has really helped to heal."
Grantee Spotlight, Immigrant Rights, Worker's Rights
Faces of the Movement: Teresita Villasenor
When Teresita left the Philippines, traffickers took her to Hawaii, where she was eager to start her new life working on the island. At first she had no idea she was a human trafficking victim. But her dream of coming to America quickly became a nightmare. The people who brought her to the US promised her citizenship, but never followed through. Soon she was starving and severely overworked, but because of her immigration status, she “was afraid to call the police.” At the same time, she knew little about US labor laws and had no access to information about her rights.
Immigrant Rights, Youth & Transformative Justice
Rapid Response for Young Immigrant Children Fund
In partnership with First 5 LA, and with contributions from our donor-activists, Liberty Hill has established a Rapid Response for Young Immigrant Children Fund.
Immigrant Rights, Rapid Response Funds
Liberty Hill Statement on Family Separation
Like many other people across the nation, I went home every night this last week to hug my children a little tighter, feeling extreme sorrow for those families who were denied the same opportunity by our government.