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Newsletter - October 2019

Fall Into Focus
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Welcome to the Fall Issue of Fast Forward L.A., your source for news on Liberty Hill’s work and the movement for progressive change in Los Angeles. In this issue: Activists secure a huge victory on rent stabilization, the Ready to Rise public/private partnership launches, and more Agenda for a Just Future updates and victories.

 

A Major Milestone: Permanent Rent Stabilization Passes in Unincorporated L.A. County

Our collective activism and philanthropic support has powered another major victory! The Board of Supervisors recently approved a motion for permanent rent stabilization in Unincorporated L.A. County.

This is the largest expansion of rent stabilization in almost forty years.

We are proud that Liberty Hill’s grantmaking, activist training, and alliance-building fueled the organizing that made this victory a reality. Read more and watch a new video on our website.

 
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Just Transition: Building a Future for People and the Planet

By Michele Prichard, Senior Director of Environmental Justice, Liberty Hill

Some of my earliest work as a budding activist in Los Angeles in the 80's is surprisingly parallel to a critical discussion that has emerged over the last year nationally, and here in Los Angeles, around the “Green New Deal” and the concept of “Just Transition.”
 

Learn more about "Just Transition" in our latest blog post.

 
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My Brother’s Keeper Youth Development Summit

Liberty Hill recently teamed up with the Los Angeles County Division of Youth Diversion and Development, the Los Angeles County My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, and other funders and county partners, to host the first Los Angeles County Youth Development Summit. This event brought together more than 500 individuals, including elected officials, nonprofit leaders, researchers and youth to discuss solutions and strategies for creating the largest youth development and pre-arrest diversion system in the country. Learn more about the work in progress and watch a video on the road ahead.

 
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Over the last few months, Liberty Hill and our partners have been hard at work building a more just Los Angeles. Check out our Facebook Photo Gallery to see what we've been up to.

 
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