82nd Attorney General Eric H. Holder Discusses Voting Rights in the Age of COVID-19

by raymond on June 24, 2020

Our frank and lively discussion with 82nd Attorney General Eric Holder was moderated by longtime Liberty Hill supporter and Champion Mitch Kamin. The event helped set the stage for the battles to come in the November election. Attendees expressed valid concerns about everything from voter turnout to disenfranchisement, and were willing to dive into these issues to discuss solutions and the way forward.  

Funder Briefing with Congressmember Karen Bass and Representative Ayanna Pressley Highlights Importance of Investing in Community Organizing

by raymond on June 24, 2020

The Liberty Hill Foundation along with California Funders for Boys and Men of Color, Executive Alliance for Boys and Men of Color, and Funders for Justice, in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus, joined forces this month to host a lively discussion on Criminal Justice During COVID-19. The focus of the event was to highlight the current state of the movement to reinvest funds away from ineffective punitive measures like incarceration and towards proven models of re-entry, prevention and diversion. 

The Fight for Youth Justice Accelerates Amid COVID-19

by raymond on May 27, 2020

As the global pandemic reshapes how we all live, youth justice community organizers are fighting for the release of youth from youth jails, especially after two youths in Los Angeles County’s juvenile halls tested positive for the novel coronavirus this week after Probation officials began testing youth entering the system.

Los Angeles Organizers' Virtual Town Hall Takeaways and Next Steps

by raymond on May 10, 2020

Earlier this month Liberty Hill convened an L.A. Organizers’ Virtual Town Hall that brought together more than 100 organizers and activists across L.A. County to share and strategize around the COVID-19 crisis and how we can best support the needs of our communities on the ground.

Stop a Coronavirus Disaster: Release Kids from Juvenile Facilities

by raymond on May 09, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 health crisis, all of us are trying to do our best for the children in our lives — providing stability and a safe and caring home. But how do we best protect the 650 youth and young adults in Los Angeles County’s crowded juvenile facilities?

Ready to Rise Partners Building Capacity Virtually

by EveryAction Admin on May 08, 2020

Our Ready to Rise partners are busier than ever -- providing enhanced mental and emotional health services, peer support groups, virtual learning, as well as financial and food assistance. These expanded services are meeting critical needs for families in crisis and youth coming home from lock-up. 

Ready to Rise Partnership Launched

by Shirley Vilca on May 07, 2020

$2.59 Million Awarded to 20 Nonprofit Organizations to Provide Community-Based Youth Development Services

2020 Upton Sinclair Dinner Canceled

by EveryAction Admin on April 10, 2020

As difficult as this decision may be, we feel that as a community, we must do our part to help flatten the curve of the virus, slow the spread of infection, and reduce the overall burden on our healthcare system. In lieu of getting to see them on stage in April...

Liberty Hill Launches COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund for Community Organizing

by raymond on March 27, 2020

As the pandemic continues to unfold, organizers are fighting to ensure that our local and state governments are stepping up to protect the rights and the health of the most vulnerable. We are also concerned about the census, continuing inequity in education, a loss of civil rights, and an expanded homeless crisis.