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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Save the Date for Liberty Hill’s Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner on April 19 at The Beverly Hilton and stand with grassroots organizers and donor-activists who are leading the movement for social justice. Honorees include Congressman John Lewis and Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch.
In less than a month the sounds of glasses clinking, music flowing and justice advancing will be in the air. A new-generation of progressive donor-activists, poised to take action driven by this critical moment in our country, will converge in West Hollywood all in the name of social justice in Southern California.