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Liberty Hill Launches COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for Community Organizing

On behalf of the entire Liberty Hill family, I want to thank you for your continued commitment to our community and support of our mission throughout the COVID-19 crisis. 

Right now, community organizers on the frontlines need immediate support.  I hope you will consider making a contribution to our COVID 19 Rapid Response Fund for Community Organizing to support the immediate needs of organizers and community members on the frontlines of this crisis.

Important Update: 2020 Upton Sinclair Dinner Canceled

The Liberty Hill Community, like the rest of the country and the world, is concerned and saddened by the impact the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to have on our neighbors and communities. 

As you know, Governor Newsom has issued restrictions on major events and large gatherings throughout the state, and Mayor Garcetti recently outlined recommendations for the closure of certain public and communal spaces across Los Angeles. 

Our Movement, Our Moment - Highlights from the 2019 Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner

For 37 years, Liberty Hill’s Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner has been the premier gathering for those at the epicenter of progress and justice in Los Angeles. Every year, political allies, donor-activists, grassroots leaders and community organizers from across the region come together to celebrate the progress made in fights for social change. This year, we honored three dynamic leaders and organizing icons who have paved the way for progress in our community—former Liberty Hill executive director Torie Osborn, Senator Holly J.

2019 Upton Sinclair Dinner

This year Liberty Hill is honored to recognize three amazing individuals with awards at our annual Upton Sinclair Award Dinner. Our honorees truly demonstrate the spirit of our gala theme–Our Movement, Our Moment. Their collective contributions have paved the way and extended the path for activists and organizers across many diverse movements over the years. We are honored to celebrate their work and accomplishments. 

The 2018 Fund for Change Grants

Liberty Hill is pleased to announce that our 2018 Fund for Change grants will invest $975,800 in 39 grassroots organizations throughout Los Angeles County. Thanks to the generosity of our donor-activists and foundation partners, we have been able to increase our Fund for Change grantmaking by $256,800 since 2016. The Fund for Change is Liberty Hill's primary competitive grantmaking program, with the goal of fueling community organizing that builds power to change policy and improve opportunities for all Angelenos.

Talking Community, Arts and Access with Liz Levitt Hirsch

Liberty Hill is pleased to honor Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch with the Founders Award at our 2018 Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner on April 19. The recognition is given to individuals whose philanthropy embodies the spirit of “change, not charity” and whose exceptional generosity is helping to realize equality and justice for all.