The Frontline Impact Digest
Introducing The Frontline Impact Digest
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Liberty Hill’s Frontline Impact Digest. This quarterly e-publication will provide you with insight into our work in Los Angeles and bring you behind the scenes of the fights for Youth and Transformative Justice, LGBTQ and Gender Justice, Environmental and Climate Justice, and Economic and Housing Justice here in Los Angeles.
Each quarter we’ll be sharing insights, news updates, and information we hope you will find useful in your work.
We will not rest until society provides justice and equality for all.
Read on to learn more about how we are supporting Frontline Impact here in Los Angeles.
Hear from the voices of the movement and our partners fighting for justice and equity in Los Angeles.
Unrestricted Grants Reflect Deep Understanding of Equity in L.A.
Funders who make unrestricted grants to Liberty Hill Foundation do so because they recognize the crucial role we play in promoting racial and economic justice across the county.
Care First, Jails Last: Hope Fuels Movement
On the morning of Tuesday, May 9th, an 18-year-old young man, Bryan Diaz, was found dead of a drug overdose at Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall. His life mattered. And in his memory—and on behalf of all youth who have suffered inside our county’s youth prisons—we move forward with our ongoing work toward reimagined approaches to justice that invest in communities rather than prisons.
Liberty Hill Releases Power of Persistence Report
Liberty Hill Foundation announced the release of its new “Power of Persistence” report highlighting the work of the STAND-L.A. coalition and their decade-long battle to end toxic neighborhood oil drilling in Los Angeles.
Investing in Organizing: The Foundation for a Stronger L.A.
Spectrum News Piece on CLT’s Featuring Almas Sayeed, VP of Public Partnerships
Almas Sayeed and our partners in the Community Land Trusts share the importance of affordable housing models and the work being done through LA County’s pandemic-era CLT pilot program to prevent the displacement of local long-time residents in L.A.
Reports & Resources
Housing Justice Convening
At The Housing Crisis in Focus: Fact vs Fiction: Liberty Hill hosted a lively discussion with several experts around the legacy of housing insecurity and its current landscape in L.A. To watch the full recording, click here.
Bold Vision Community Council Final Report
A new multi-year, multi-sector initiative called Bold Vision is launching in Los Angeles County to address racial and social inequities in our public systems and create a more equitable Los Angeles for BIPOC youth. To read the report, click here.
Season 2 is Out Now! Tune In!
Season 2 is out! Conversations from the Frontlines: Real Talk, Real Change hosted by Liberty Hill President and CEO Shane Murphy Goldsmith tackles some of the most challenging social justice issues of the day with heart and honesty. Listen below!