Housing is Health: Reclaiming Our Homes Demands Housing for the Most Vulnerable in the Wake of COVID-19

by raymond on May 07, 2020

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and a longstanding housing crisis, families are fighting for their right to a safe place to live.

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.

Liberty Hill Supports #YesOn10

by Anonymous (not verified) on September 13, 2018

For over 40 years, Liberty Hill Foundation has supported the tenants’ right movement. From funding tenants’ organizing in Pasadena and Long Beach in 1977, to supporting successful campaigns for rent stabilization in the cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica in 1979 and winning against discriminatory landlords, Liberty Hill has long been an ally in the fight for housing justice. Now, we are taking another step forward in that fight by endorsing and sponsoring Proposition 10. 

Get to Know Liberty Hill's 2018 Leaders to Watch

by Shane Goldsmith on May 22, 2018

Remember what it was like to be a kid? What would you have done, at 12 years old, if you couldn’t breathe because of the oil drilling site next door? What if, at 16 you were sent to jail for being late to school? What would you do today if you lost your home because the landlord increased your rent beyond your means?

Would you be paralyzed by fear or would you fight back?

Why Justice Begins at Home

by Shane Goldsmith on April 16, 2018

These days the news can be overwhelming. Stories of violence, injustice and oppression fill our feeds almost daily. Meanwhile, hateful ideas are being given an increasingly visible platform at the national level. These problems can be daunting, and sometimes it’s hard to even know where to start. But the worst thing we can do in a time of so much need is become overwhelmed.

SAVE THE DATE: Liberty Hill's Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner

by Crystal Shaw on December 05, 2017

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. 

Frontlines to Headlines - October 2017

by Crystal Shaw on October 26, 2017

Frontlines to Headlines

A digest of press clips about Liberty Hill & the organizers we support 

The Los Angeles Times reports that City officials will require the oil drilling site at the intersection of Jefferson and Budlong to adopt strict new rules in order to stay open, including construction of an enclosure to block noise, odor and lights.

 

Frontlines to Headlines - September 2017

by Crystal Shaw on September 26, 2017

Frontlines to Headlines

A digest of press clips about Liberty Hill & the organizers we support

In 2015 Community Coalition filed a lawsuit against LAUSD over the district’s misuse of funds dedicated to disadvantaged students.

Meet Leah Hunt-Hendrix - Liberty Hill's Sarah Pillsbury NextGen Award Honoree

by Crystal Shaw on July 20, 2017

Leah Hunt-Hendrix will be honored with the Sarah Pillsbury NextGen Award at the 2017 Change LA: Fast Forward, an event celebrating emerging leaders committed to social justice in progressive Los Angeles. 

From Frontlines to Headlines! July

by Crystal Shaw on July 14, 2017

A digest of press clips about Liberty Hill and the organizers we support.