Environmental Justice Leader Darryl Molina Sarmiento is Organizing for Future Generations

by Crystal Shaw on September 19, 2017

“I'm doing this for my family, for our communities and for future generations..” says Darryl Molina Sarmiento, the new executive director of Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) -- a current Liberty Hill Foundation grantee, while discussing her passion for her work.

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.  

Liberty Hill Environmental Justice Campaign CUGU Lands Award for Excellence in Green Community Planning

by Crystal Shaw on June 23, 2017

Exciting environmental news from one of Liberty Hill’s long fought, diligently worked campaigns.  On Thursday, June 22 the policy known as Clean Up Green Up was honored with the American Planning As

Frontlines to Headlines - May 2017

by Crystal Shaw on May 18, 2017

A monthly digest of news media reports on Liberty Hill, its grantees and allies.

May Day Protest Ramps Up Under New Administration

by Maddie Albanesius on April 17, 2017

Since November folks across the country have been wondering what they can do to voice their disapproval of the current administration and its policies. It’s been a daily battle to make our voices heard and advocate for a fairer and more just society. Folks are getting organized.  Protests and marches with an underlying theme of resistance, are ramping up in response to the current administration.

Liberty Hill to Honor Susan Genco and Mitch Kamin with Founders Award

by Crystal Shaw on March 28, 2017

Liberty Hill Foundation's annual Upton Sinclair Dinner is just weeks away.  Taking place on April 20, the event honors Angelenos whose work in social justice has left such an indelible mark on those it aims to help that it deserves honoring and recognition.

Liberty Hill presents its annual Founders Award to individuals whose philosophy and philanthropy embody the spirit of “Change. Not Charity.”

From Frontlines to Headlines! March

by Crystal Shaw on March 22, 2017



Is California’s Climate Change Funding Hitting Its Target?

by Crystal Shaw on February 22, 2017

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by Crystal Shaw on January 27, 2017

The year 2016 was not without its struggles for Liberty Hill Foundation supported grassroots organizations, but it was also not without its victories. Here are ten advances from the past 12 months that make L.A. fairer, cleaner, more prosperous, more peaceful and in the face of adversity, stronger!


Young Voters Before & After: Liberty Hill’s Youth Vote Action

by Crystal Shaw on November 14, 2016

Liberty Hill’s Youth Vote Action canvassers, phone bankers and “banner droppers” mobilized in September and October at a half-dozen grassroots locations throughout L.A. County.

Some of these young community organizers voted for the first or second time. Some may never be eligible to vote but put in long hours because they care so deeply about protecting their families and communities. Many are girls and young women.