On a fall morning not long ago, Congressmember Karen Bass and philanthropist Fran Jemmott, who have often met over their own kitchen tables, sat down at Liberty Hill's Kitchen Table. Both have been Liberty Hill Board members and have played important roles not only in the Foundation's evolution, but in the maturation of L.A.'s movement for social justice.
Manuel Pastor, USC professor and pioneer environmental justice researcher-advocate sits down in Maywood Riverfront Park to talk with mark! Lopez, executive director of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice about the generations of environmental insults endured by communities of color in Southeast Los Angeles. Manuel (a Liberty Hill author, advisor and honoree) reflects with mark!
To honor our 40th Anniversary, Liberty Hill is asking allies from each of the four decades to sit down at our Kitchen Table and get into the nitty gritty of community organizing, past, present and future. Listen in as Stewart Kwoh, President and Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice and Alexandra Suh, Executive Director of Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA) connect the dots between the Civil Rights Movement and present-day immigrants.
This charming video is excerpted from a short film made for Liberty Hill Foundation's 25th anniversary. It offers a glimpse of Sarah Pillsbury's leadership in social justice philanthropy and her role as a founder.
To honor our 40th Anniversary, Liberty Hill is asking past Community Funding Board members, honorees and allies from every decade to sit down at our Kitchen Table and get into the nitty gritty of social justice past, present and future. Shane Goldsmith interviews Torie Osborn in this fascinating, reflective discussion. Click here for the extended version.