Faces of the Movement: Nalleli Cobo

by raymond on May 27, 2020

This past year, the youth climate movement sprang into action in a major way. With coordinated climate protests across the globe and increased civic engagement here at home, today’s youth are leading the way toward the environmental justice victories of tomorrow. One of these rising stars is Liberty Hill Leader to Watch Nalleli Cobo, a fierce environmental activist who was highlighted on CNN this year for her work to end neighborhood oil drilling. She spoke at the 2019 L.A.

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.

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.

Statement from Liberty Hill Director of Common Agenda, Michele Prichard on L.A. County Report on Oil Drilling

by Michele Prichard on February 23, 2018

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health validated today what hundreds of residents living near urban oil drilling sites have already known: proximity to oil drilling is hazardous to their health.

Environmental News Roundup

by Crystal Shaw on January 30, 2018

In the fight to end neighborhood oil drilling across Los Angeles’ communities, every small victory is worth celebrating, and every campaign move is an opportunity to highlight the public health challenges that communities face. Liberty Hill’s network of donor-activists, on-the-ground activists and coalition leaders make our environmental justice work possible, so we wanted to keep you updated on the latest campaign news.

Liberty Hill takes the fossil fuel pledge!

Liberty Hill Divests From Fossil Fuels

by Anonymous (not verified) on January 09, 2018

In accordance with our dedication to fighting climate change and our belief in a greener future, Liberty Hill is proud to announce that we are divesting entirely from fossil fuels.

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.