May Day Protest Ramps Up Under New Administration

by Maddie Albanesius on April 17, 2017

Since November folks across the country have been wondering what they can do to voice their disapproval of the current administration and its policies. It’s been a daily battle to make our voices heard and advocate for a fairer and more just society. Folks are getting organized.  Protests and marches with an underlying theme of resistance, are ramping up in response to the current administration.

From Frontlines to Headlines! March

by Crystal Shaw on March 22, 2017

A DIGEST OF PRESS CLIPS ABOUT LIBERTY HILL & THE ORGANIZERS WE SUPPORT

 

10 REASONS WHY L.A. IS BETTER THIS YEAR

by Crystal Shaw on January 27, 2017

The year 2016 was not without its struggles for Liberty Hill Foundation supported grassroots organizations, but it was also not without its victories. Here are ten advances from the past 12 months that make L.A. fairer, cleaner, more prosperous, more peaceful and in the face of adversity, stronger!

 

National Immigrant Integration Conference Aims to Move Executive Order Forward

by Anonymous (not verified) on December 26, 2014
NIIC 2 Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during the National Immigrant Integration Conference

 

They Never Heard Him Give A Speech

by Anonymous (not verified) on January 14, 2011

They probably first heard of him the same way they first heard of President Abraham Lincoln—as a preschool coloring project.
They never heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. give a speech, they never saw him preach or lead a march. But L.A.’s young community activists—21st -century organizers standing up for exploited workers, for bullied gay teens and for children sickened by polluters too close to their daycare centers—are walking in the footsteps that Dr. King imprinted on the American conscience.

New Analysis of Day Laborers

by Anonymous (not verified) on November 30, 2009

A new study by Abel Valenzuela, a professor of urban planning at UCLA, reports that increasing numbers of day laborers are native-born. In a USA Today story, Valenzuela noted that the trend is most pronounced in regions like Los Angeles where hot construction markets have collapsed.