News From The Frontlines
Hear from the voices of the movement and our partners fighting for justice and equity in Los Angeles.
In this month’s issue, we dive into some of Liberty Hill’s new initiatives, take a look behind the scenes at the ongoing fight for tenant rights in L.A., and celebrate the passage of a monumental package of permanent tenant protections that have been hard fought and won by our partners on the frontlines. And in case you missed the announcement, our 40th Annual Upton Sinclair Celebration is on the horizon! Learn more about L.A.’s largest social justice party with a purpose and how you can join us in celebrating the activists, organizers, local heroes and donor activists who power this critical work!
Liberty Hill Wins 2023 Anthem Award!
We are so proud to announce that Liberty Hill and our Justice for All Marketing Campaign has been awarded a Silver Anthem Award in the Human & Civil Rights, Local Awareness Campaign & Media Category!
40th Annual Upton Sinclair Celebration April 19th!
Don’t miss the social justice event of the year! Join the Liberty Hill community for the 40th Annual Upton Sinclair Celebration: Uniting Power & Purpose at the Skirball Cultural Center on Wednesday, April 19!
Bold Vision Initiative Launches To Create a More Equitable Los Angeles for Youth of Color
A new multi-year, multi-sector initiative called Bold Vision is launching in Los Angeles County to address racial and social inequities in our public systems and create a more equitable Los Angeles for youth of color.
“Reparations & the Future of Pro-Black Policies in CA” Recap
This month the Liberty Hill community hosted, “Reparations and the Future of Pro-Black Policy in California,” an engaging conversation on the work happening locally in support of reparations policies that aim to heal and enable thriving Black communities.
After a groundbreaking election for LA Progressives, the hard work of governance begins
This past year’s election produced an historic crop of victories. The Los Angeles political landscape has seen changes big and small that will shape policy for years to come.
Progress in the Fight for Tenants Rights in LA!
Recently, Liberty Hill joined members of the Right to Counsel - LA and Keep LA Housed Coalition, along with local tenants and housing advocates, on the steps of City Hall to rally around the announcement of a new “Right to Counsel” motion that would ensure free legal representation for low-income tenants threatened with eviction.
Stay Housed L.A. Tenant Rights Event in Pomona
Recently, our Housing Justice team joined Stay Housed L.A. community partners—Pomona Economic Opportunity Center and East Side Leads—for the Stay Housed L.A. Tenant Rights event in Pomona. Drawing thousands of local residents, the event featured a full day of tenant rights resources including workshops and free legal advice clinics provided by Public Counsel and BASTA.
Newly Released: Addressing Legal Issues in Youth Diversion Toolkit
The newly released toolkit titled “Addressing Legal Issues in Youth Diversion,” was authored by the Criminal Justice Program at the UCLA School of Law and helps jurisdictions create and implement youth diversion programs — approaches that steer youth away from the legal system and into community-based, supportive services in lieu of formal court processing.
Meet Our Newest Hillers! Andres and Angelo!
Check out this short video below introducing our newest staff members! Have you ever wondered what a career at Liberty Hill Foundation could look like? We’re growing our team to expand the fight for justice for all across Los Angeles.