2019 Upton Sinclair Dinner

by Shirley Vilca on March 25, 2019

This year Liberty Hill is honored to recognize three amazing individuals with awards at our annual Upton Sinclair Award Dinner. Our honorees truly demonstrate the spirit of our gala theme–Our Movement, Our Moment. Their collective contributions have paved the way and extended the path for activists and organizers across many diverse movements over the years. We are honored to celebrate their work and accomplishments. 

Talking Community, Arts and Access with Liz Levitt Hirsch

by Crystal Shaw on April 16, 2018

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.

Liberty Hill's Party With a Purpose Is Quickly Approaching

by Crystal Shaw on August 21, 2017

In less than a month the sounds of glasses clinking, music flowing and justice advancing will be in the air.  A new-generation of progressive donor-activists, poised to take action driven by this critical moment in our country, will converge in West Hollywood all in the name of social justice in Southern California.

Liberty Hill to Honor Ana Ortiz with the Creative Vision Award

by Crystal Shaw on April 10, 2017

Liberty Hill Foundation is pleased to present the Creative Vision Award to Ana Ortiz. The Creative Vision Award is given to individuals who combine artistry and activism to make exceptional contributions to the cause of social justice.

Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner: Where L.A. Springs Forward

by Susan LaTempa on March 30, 2017

Progressive? Proud? Glad the sunshine is back in L.A.? Not glad about the continuing clouds on the political horizon?

Come to Liberty Hill’s 35th Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner on April 20...

Liberty Hill to Honor Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering with the Upton Sinclair Award

by Crystal Shaw on March 24, 2017

Liberty Hill Foundation‘s annual Upton Sinclair Dinner is less than a month away.  Taking place on April 20, the event honors Angelenos whose work in social justice has left such an indelible mark on those it aims to help that it deserves honoring and recognition.

Liberty Hill presents the Upton Sinclair Award to those who, like the muckraking journalist Sinclair, combine their talents and beliefs to advance social justice.

L.A.’s Queer Justice Leaders—Past, Present and Future

by Joe Rihn on February 23, 2017

It was the kind of warm and sunny winter’s day that makes L.A. feel truly special. But for the donor activists and foundation partners attending Liberty Hill’s Queer Youth Power van tour, the day was about celebrating another side of Los Angeles: its powerful, and often pioneering, legacy as a launch pad for LGBTQ liberation.