Talking Community, Arts and Access with Liz Levitt Hirsch
Liberty Hill is pleased to honor Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch with the Founders Award at our 2018 Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner on April 19. The recognition is given to individuals whose philanthropy embodies the spirit of “change, not charity” and whose exceptional generosity is helping to realize equality and justice for all.
Why Justice Begins at Home
These days the news can be overwhelming. Stories of violence, injustice and oppression fill our feeds almost daily.
Newsletter - March 2018
Liberty Hill is thrilled to announce that this year's Upton Sinclair Award will go to an esteemed civil rights leader and guiding light of today's resistance: Congressman John Lewis. Be sure to secure your ticket for this inspirational night.
Honoring a Civil Rights Hero
“Tell them they have to have hope, no matter what. If they get knocked down, they have to get back up.” That is what Congressman John Lewis—this year’s recipient of Liberty Hill’s Upton Sinclair Award—told me when I asked him what he would say to our youth leaders in L.A.
Queer Youth Leaders Mobilize for GSA Day of Racial Justice
In February 2018, Liberty Hill partnered with the Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network of Southern California—one of our grantees fighting to empower and train young LGBTQ leaders—to call on Los Angeles County elected officials to address issues of disproportionate criminalization and abusive treatment of LGBTQ youth of color.