L.A.'s social justice epicenter since 1976

2018 Change L.A.

Change Begins With You

Change L.A.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
4 - 6 p.m.
Home in Windsor Square, Los Angeles
Address and parking information provided upon ticket purchase.

Liberty Hill's party with a purpose is back. Change L.A. is Liberty Hill's annual mixer for emerging leaders and philanthropists committed to social justice.

This year's outdoor gathering will take place at a home in the Windsor Square neighborhood of Los Angeles. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided.

Get ready to meet and mingle with the donors-activists and organizers who are defining the future of Los Angeles by incubating and supporting L.A.'s fights for LGBTQ, economic, racial and environmental justice.

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2018 Change L.A. Honorees

Amelia Williamson

Amelia Williamson

Sarah Pillsbury NextGen Award
Amelia Williamson is CEO and Chief Strategist of AWA Consults, a boutique social impact agency that provides philanthropic advising, organizational development and strategy building services. AWA has advised organizations ranging from Reese Witherspoon's production company, Hello Sunshine, to Starbucks-launched social enterprise, LeadersUp. Previously, Williamson served as President of the Magic Johnson Foundation. Williamson is a strong advocate for social justice, the development of underserved communities and equity in philanthropy. She chairs the board for Liberty Hill Foundation and Social Action Partners. She also co-chairs Southern California Blacks in Philanthropy and the California Community Foundation's $5MM BLOOM initiative. Most recently, Amelia received a Mayoral appointment to the City of L.A.'s oversight committee to issue $1.2 billion in bonds to fund housing for homeless people.

The Sarah Pillsbury NextGen Award is named after one of Liberty Hill's founders and is presented to an individual who heralds Liberty Hill's vision and ideals, and embodies them as a young and influential leader in their personal and professional life.

Joe Delgado

Joe Delgado

Wally Marks Changemaker Award
Raised in California's High Desert, Joe Delgado is the son of Mexican immigrants. Joe currently serves as Director of the Los Angeles chapter of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE). He has been involved in community organizing since 2010, and first joined ACCE in 2013 as Statewide Canvass Director. Joe also worked as the statewide Field Director of Housing Now before taking a position with ACCE. Joe's work has addressed a range of social justice issues, including equitable infrastructure investment, progressive revenue solutions, housing equity, access to high quality and well-funded public services, corporate accountability, voter engagement, and criminal justice.

The Wally Marks Changemaker Award is given annually to an individual whose work in the community illustrates Dr. Martin Luther King's insight that while "the arc of history is long, it bends toward justice."



  • Paula & Barry Litt


  • Zuzana Riemer Landres & Shawn Landres

Change Agent

  • Anne-Marie Jones


  • Shana Weiss