Environmental News Roundup

by Crystal Shaw on January 30, 2018

In the fight to end neighborhood oil drilling across Los Angeles’ communities, every small victory is worth celebrating, and every campaign move is an opportunity to highlight the public health challenges that communities face. Liberty Hill’s network of donor-activists, on-the-ground activists and coalition leaders make our environmental justice work possible, so we wanted to keep you updated on the latest campaign news.

Liberty Hill takes the fossil fuel pledge!

Mother Victorious

by Anonymous (not verified) on March 19, 2012

Thanks Liberty Hill grantee Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), Palace Plating Company, a metal finishing plant that had contaminated a residential neighborhood, finally closed

Overview: Cumulative Environmental Impacts in L.A.

by Anonymous (not verified) on April 13, 2011

After years of fighting hazardous and polluting projects on a smokestack-to-smokestack basis, environmental justice advocates and residents are turning to pro-active policy solutions as the lever to ‘undo’ inequitable neighborhood conditions and improve residents’ health, safety and quality of life. Like their early counterparts working on tobacco, alcohol and gun violence issues—environmental justice (EJ) advocates are exploring innovative strategies to ensure that these residents are not permanently relegated to “shorter, sicker lives.”

Toxic Hotspot Briefing This Week - An Overview

by Anonymous (not verified) on April 08, 2011

If you missed the Toxic Hotspot policy briefing on Wednesday, there's a terrific article in today's L.A. Progressive that provides an overview of the three-hour session. Powerpoints of the presentations will be up on the Liberty Hill website early next week.

Bill Moyers on the Evils of Hyenas and Consumerism

by Anonymous (not verified) on June 17, 2010

Environmental Grantmakers Association along with other funders hosted a webinar with Bill Moyers, Annie Leonard and James Gus Speth, titled “Reform, Reframe, and Revive”. These three scholars brought back to funders the message that after 40 years, the Environmental Movement has failed to save the planet. We have failed because the Movement seeks to make changes within an inherently flawed system instead of creating a whole new system.