#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...

Activists Leading the Way to Change

by raymond on August 27, 2020

While we continue to support the push to make this recent national reckoning on racial justice more than just a moment in the crucial fight for Black Lives, our partners are also continuing the fight to ensure this movement makes lasting change in our society and in the lives of Black people in our country. 

Voices From the Frontlines: President & CEO Shane Goldsmith Talks With Mainor From Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network

by raymond on August 27, 2020

Mainor is a Youth Policy Advocate working to keep Brown and Black youth out of the system at The Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network (AIYN). After navigating his youth without proper guidance or mentorship, he found himself in jail as a teenager. Fast forward to today where he advocates for youth justice and proudly stands in front of lawmakers to share his story and experience to help win real change.

Victory As LAPD Ceases Use of Cal Gangs Database

by raymond on August 27, 2020

The movement to transform the criminal justice system in Los Angeles won a major victory in July when the Los Angeles Police Commission voted to permanently end the LAPD’s use of the CalGang database.

Rapid Response Funds Help Grantees Keep Up The Fight During COVID-19

by raymond on August 27, 2020

Since its founding in 1976, Liberty Hill has sought to build deep relationships with grassroots organizations and leaders in underserved communities and to support them and help them grow through good times and bad. These are the voices and organizations who have formed the backbone of progressive change in Los Angeles, and who are leading protests and essential conversations as we grapple with structural racism in our society.

Making Black Lives Matter in Schools

by raymond on July 28, 2020

Organizing takes time and building true power sometimes takes years. As the late icon John Lewis once said, “Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime.”

Liberty Hill Launches Rapid Response Fund For Racial Justice

by raymond on June 24, 2020

Liberty Hill is committed to ensuring we continue to use our financial resources to support Black-led organizing and the activists on the frontlines. We are committed to using our voice to promote anti-racist policies and amplify the voices of those screaming for justice. And we are committed to supporting and promoting Black community leaders who have the vision and fortitude to go the distance in this fight.

Los Angeles Organizations Committed to Black Lives

by raymond on June 02, 2020

The Liberty Hill Foundation encourages donors to make longterm commitments to a broad landscape of grassroots organizations fighting anti-Black racism and police violence. These recent Liberty Hill grantees and community partners organize for Black lives and advocate for criminal justice reforms throughout Los Angeles County.