News from the Frontlines

Hear from the voices of the movement and our partners fighting for justice and equity in Los Angeles.

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February 2024

In this month’s issue of News from the Frontlines, we share some exciting news from Liberty Hill grantees, community partners, donor activists, and more! Read on to learn about the behind-the-scenes work to support tenants rights in Los Angeles, help us welcome our new Chief Financial Officer, and join us in celebrating Black History Month and the Movement Makers that have changed our nation forever! This and so much more in this month’s issue of News From the Frontlines.

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Movement Makers in Black History

Throughout U.S. history African American activists have charted new courses in the fight for civil rights and social justice, displaying courage through perseverance. During Black History Month, the Liberty Hill community celebrated the excellence and achievements of the African American community and recognized the Movement Makers in Black History that have made in impact on Liberty Hill and changed our nation forever!

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Economic & Housing Justice

Stay Housed LA Training

As the work to support tenants rights in Los Angeles continues, Stay Housed LA grantee partners are hard at work laying the framework to help vulnerable renters understand their rights and access resources available to help them stay housed. Read on to learn more about their Housing Justice work and the recent Stay Housed LA training that took place earlier this month.

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LGBTQ & Gender Justice

February’s Grantee Highlight: Young Women’s Freedom Center

The Young Women’s Freedom Center celebrates its 30-year anniversary this month, marking a major milestone in their work to inspire and empower systems-impacted women, girls, and trans people of all genders. Read on to learn more about their policy, advocacy, and organizing work and the lasting impact it has on the lives of young people throughout California.

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Electoral Power Building

Building Electoral Power in LA: 2024 & Beyond

At our recent Building Electoral Power in LA: 2024 & Beyond event, we welcomed donor activists to a special conversation with frontline organizers and leaders to discuss our long-running Liberty Vote! initiative and the grassroots work being done by grantee partners to engage, educate, and empower LA voters this election cycle and into the future.

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Philanthropy

Introducing Our Upton Sinclair Celebration Honorees

Liberty Hill’s annual Upton Sinclair Celebration brings frontline organizers and donor activists together for an inspiring evening celebrating the progressive victories that power social change in L.A. and the remarkable social justice champions who make that change possible! This year, we’re proud to recognize four remarkable social justice champions from the Liberty Hill community. Visit the link below to meet our 2024 Honorees!

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Environmental & Climate Justice

2024 ELI Fellows Announced

Last month, Liberty Hill proudly announced the inaugural cohort of our new Environmental Leadership Initiative (ELI), a groundbreaking fellowship program that invests in the development and empowerment of emerging Environmental Justice leaders from across California!

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