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Rapid Response for Young Immigrant Children Fund

In partnership with First 5 LA, and with contributions from our donor-activists, Liberty Hill has established a Rapid Response for Young Immigrant Children Fund. The fund supports organizations addressing the needs of immigrant children (prenatal to age five) and their families, who are experiencing distress and trauma related to the extraordinary fear of separation. We are pleased to announce that we have awarded $90,000 to the following recipients:
 
CLEAN Carwash Campaign - $10,000

Liberty Hill Stands with L.A.'s Dreamers

The November election was a reminder to Liberty Hill and its committed donor-activists that justice and equality are values we can never take for granted. The fight for immigrant rights is one of many we stand ready to take on. Today’s decision to terminate the DACA program is a heartbreaking blow to many young immigrants whose only aspiration is to achieve the American Dream through hard work and determination. Our city is a testament to the vitality and economic vibrancy that immigrants contribute, and we are stronger because of our immigrant communities.

Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration

The United States stands at a historic crossroads. Founded as a refuge from religious persecution and built by generations of immigrants, our country has been the standard bearer internationally for the assertion and protection of inalienable rights and freedoms, a beacon of hope for refugees facing oppression and persecution, and a land of opportunity for immigrants seeking a better life for themselves and their families.