My Fight For Youth Justice

by Shane Goldsmith on January 30, 2018

If someone offered you $100,000 and two years to think deeply about how to solve a big problem, what problem would you tackle? As a recipient of the 2018 Stanton Fellowship, I have just that opportunity. For me, that big question is how we create a youth development system that gives our kids a chance to lead productive lives, and to be the brothers, the fathers, the friends, the leaders they were meant to be.

Frontlines to Headlines - October 2017

by Crystal Shaw on October 26, 2017

Frontlines to Headlines

A digest of press clips about Liberty Hill & the organizers we support 

The Los Angeles Times reports that City officials will require the oil drilling site at the intersection of Jefferson and Budlong to adopt strict new rules in order to stay open, including construction of an enclosure to block noise, odor and lights.

 

Frontlines to Headlines - September 2017

by Crystal Shaw on September 26, 2017

Frontlines to Headlines

A digest of press clips about Liberty Hill & the organizers we support

In 2015 Community Coalition filed a lawsuit against LAUSD over the district’s misuse of funds dedicated to disadvantaged students.

Hot Topic: The New Jim Crow

by Anonymous (not verified) on March 29, 2011

This past week I had the opportunity to attend a book signing and talk given by Michelle Alexander on her powerful book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.