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 of News from the Frontlines, we welcome the Fall season with stories from the frontlines of our Youth & Transformative Justice work, celebrate our grantee partners making change, and look to the work ahead in the fight for social justice. Read on to hear more stories from the frontlines!
25 Years in Philanthropy
In this very personal blog piece, Liberty Hill’s Vice President of Programs Julio Marcial reflects on his 25 year career in philanthropy, his childhood dream to play for the LA Dodgers, and the immense responsibility we all share to address systemic injustices.
Celebrating October’s Grantee Highlight: Pilipino Workers Center (PWC)
The Pilipinx-led organization has been making waves in the fight for social justice since 1997. From providing immigration legal services to advocating for affordable housing and workers’ rights, Pilipino Workers Center demands for better living and working conditions for low-wage Pilipinx communities throughout Southern California.
Announcing Our Liberation Fund Grantee Partners
Liberty Hill is excited to announce our grantee partners for the Liberation Fund– a groundbreaking initiative to end the incarceration of girls and gender-expansive youth in Los Angeles County!
Liberty Hill Events October 2023 Highlights
The NextGen Giving Circle hosted its last learning session of the year– From Access to Self-Determination: A Conversation on Reproductive Justice– this past month! The session welcomed NextGen giving circle members to an engaging discussion with leaders on the forefront of reproductive justice in Los Angeles.
On the Frontlines Spotlights October 2023
This past month, Liberty Hill hosted its latest Liberation Fund Convening—providing safe and collaborative space that fosters deep trust, relationship building, and strategy development that aims to intervene throughout the life course of a young person who has been trapped in avoidable and harmful system involvement.
Donor Activist Spotlight: Paula Litt
With great appreciation and endless gratitude, we’re excited to announce this month’s Donor Spotlight—longtime Liberty Hill Board Member and honorary Hiller, Paula Litt!
LA Dodgers Foundation Awards $100K Grant to Liberty Hill
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced a significant achievement in its mission to uplift the community, awarding more than $1.5 million in grants to 32 deserving organizations — including Liberty Hill Foundation!
Ready to Rise Presentation at 2023 Unity Summit
Liberty Hill joined our community partners California Community Foundation, ChangeRaisers Academy, Legacy LA, and Destiny Coaching and Consulting at the 2023 Unity Summit to present on the impact of Ready to Rise (R2R) and our work to build a youth development movement in L.A.—the first of its kind!