News From The Frontlines

Hear from the voices of the movement and our partners fighting for justice and equity in Los Angeles.

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January 2023

In this first issue of News From the Frontlines for 2023, the Liberty Hill team is excited to kick off another year of social justice progress in Los Angeles! Our partners are hard at work ensuring the implementation of recent major victories like the ban on oil drilling across the City and County. They’re not letting up…and neither will we. Thanks to our dedicated community of partners, supporters and friends we’re heading into the new year with the wind at our backs and only progress ahead of us.

LGBTQ & Gender Justice

Partnership Launched to Eliminate Incarcerating ‘Girls,’ Gender-Expansive Youth

Liberty Hill launched the Liberation Fund last month to ensure that girls and GE youth have access to programs and services targeted toward their unique needs that will prioritize their autonomy and safety.

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Environmental & Climate Justice

STAND-L.A. Celebrates LA County Vote to Phase Out Neighborhood Oil Drilling

At a press conference hosted by Supervisor Holly Mitchell, whose district includes the largest urban oil field in the country and who championed the ordinance, she emphasized that, "We are here today because communities impacted by oil drilling fought relentlessly for justice for their communities."

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Philanthropy

Winter Conferences Focus on Power Building

Earlier this month, members of the Liberty Hill executive team were invited to participate at the 31st Annual Empowerment Congress Summit and the Annual LA Partnership Business Meeting, sharing insight on a cross-section of experiences as stewards of progressive change in Los Angeles.

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Donor Activism

Leadership Appreciation Brunch Highlights

Every year, Liberty Hill’s Leadership Appreciation Brunch brings the Liberty Hill Community together to discuss ways to achieve transformative change in Los Angeles. This year we welcomed guest speaker Mayor Karen Bass on the eve of her inauguration to discuss her plans to address the most pressing issues facing the city.

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Meet Our Newest Hillers! Natalie, Roni, and Jordan

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.

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Agenda for a Just Future

Catch Our Special Episode: Charting A New Course for L.A. with Karen Bass Podcast Episode

We’re so excited to share a new bonus episode of Season 1 of Conversation from the Frontlines: Real Talk, Real Change! In this episode, Mayor Karen Bass joins the Liberty Hill community on the eve of her inauguration to discuss her plans to address pressing issues facing the City of L.A.

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Agenda for a Just Future

Statement on Murder of Tyre Nichols

The Liberty Hill Community is devastated by the recent, tragic murders of Black men at the hands of police violence. It’s hard to find the right words to express the outrage and sadness we are feeling at this moment.

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