Kafi D. Blumenfield is the President/CEO of Liberty Hill Foundation and is married to State Representative from the 40th Assembly District in California Bob Blumenfield. They live in Woodland Hills with their two children, Nia and Obi.
Blumenfield holds a law degree from UCLA and a B.A. from Pomona College
Kafi Blumenfield was Deputy Director of Neighbor to Neighbor, a national organization dedicated to grassroots political empowerment of working families. She also served as Director of Programs for the Fair Housing Council of San Gabriel Valley and worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council on urban air issues. Ms. Blumenfield is a board member of the Southern California Grantmakers and serves on the California Advisory Board of the Center for American Progress and the Advisory Board of the Draper Center for Community Partnerships. Ms. Blumenfield is a member of the selection committee for the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards.
Liberty Hill Foundation
Blumenfield is the President and CEO of Liberty Hill Foundation. Since joining Liberty Hill in 2004, she has focused on expanding Liberty Hill's impact by strengthening the Foundation's investment in community leaders on the frontlines of change. During her tenure, Ms. Blumenfield has overseen several aspects of the Foundation's work in Los Angeles including the launch of the Wally Marks Leadership Institute for Change, an intensive on-the-job training for local community organizers; initiatives to increase donor diversity in social justice philanthropy including Change L.A., which is building millennial-generation giving; and a strategic refocusing of Liberty Hill's nearly $5 million annual grant investments.