Liberty Hill Welcomes New Board Members As Longtime Champions Retire

by raymond on January 28, 2021

Liberty Hill Foundation is guided by and draws strength from a vibrant and dedicated group of volunteer Board members who represent all parts of the social justice ecosystem of Los Angeles, including individual donor activists, philanthropy sector professionals, academics and other experts, as well as community organizers and members of the business sector.

These dedicated professionals and social justice advocates support our work in numerous ways and help power the progress we fuel as a Foundation. 

B.L.A.C.C. Giving Circle Encourages Collective Philanthropy & Voter Engagement

by raymond on September 24, 2020

The belief in the collective power of individuals to come together to create change is a cornerstone of our work at Liberty Hill and it extends to our dedicated Donor Activists who form the core of our philanthropic support.  Our Giving Circles are groups of individuals, corporate representatives and philanthropic partners who come together to pool their donations to make a greater impact on the social justice issues they care about. Liberty Hill's Giving Circles provide members with an opportunity for hands-on community activism and collective strategic philanthropy. 

#JusticeForJacobBlake

by raymond on August 27, 2020

We demand full accountability for the officer who nearly killed Jacob Blake. We demand accountability not only for the vigilante who murdered the protesters, but for the police officers who looked the other way. We seek the dismantling of the systems that allow these brutal...

David White & The Vision Behind Susan’s Circle

by raymond on August 27, 2020

Liberty Hill Donor Activist and SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director, David White is no stranger to activism. He leads the world’s largest entertainment union, representing more than 160,000 diverse members worldwide who work in fields of film, television, commercials, music, video games and emerging media. He is committed to ensuring his union’s rich history of fighting for the strongest protections for media artists continues.

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

by raymond on March 27, 2020

As the pandemic continues to unfold, organizers are fighting to ensure that our local and state governments are stepping up to protect the rights and the health of the most vulnerable. We are also concerned about the census, continuing inequity in education, a loss of civil rights, and an expanded homeless crisis.

Donor-Activists Take Action on Youth Incarceration

by Shirley Vilca on June 18, 2019

Liberty Hill donor-activists from across Los Angeles turned their energy into action this spring by sending letters to elected officials to encourage support for the Youth Reinvestment Grant in the 2019–2020 state budgeting process. The Grant provides resources to local communities to prevent youth arrest and incarceration. 

2019 Upton Sinclair Dinner

by Shirley Vilca on March 25, 2019

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

by Anonymous (not verified) on September 24, 2018
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.