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    LA as Subject Meeting

    On August 19, 2014 the Museum of Social Justice was proud to be the host of the bi-monthly LA as Subject meeting. The MSJ has been a member of LA as Subject for a year and many of the attendees were not aware of our existence, but were really excited to attend the meeting in [...]

  • August Notable Figures

    August Birthdays

    Please join us celebrating the birthdays of these notable figures and applaud them for their work in Social Justice.  Maggie Kuhn (August 3, 1905) Maggie Kuhn was an elder rights activist and known for founding the Gray Panthers Movement in 1970. After being forced into retirement she established the movement to advocate nursing home reform [...]

  • Central American Refugee

    Children Over Politics, Fasting for Children Campaign

    Come down and meet immigration advocate Yamilez and other young activists as they fast in solidarity with Central American children refugees. Where: Museum of Social Justice115 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (on Olvera Street),and Father Serra Park (site of the activists’ encampment) When: July 21,22,23, 24 at 5pm;the 25th at 12pm And [...]

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    FAITH AND COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN IN SOLIDARITY TO CALL FOR PRAYER AND COMPASSION FOR CHILD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

    FAITH AND COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN IN SOLIDARITY TO CALL FOR PRAYER AND COMPASSION FOR CHILD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA Press Conference held on Tuesday afternoon July 8 at Museum of Social Justice Local leaders provided eyewitness accounts of their visit Tuesday morning to the temporary shelter at Port Hueneme in Ventura that houses [...]

  • "The Great American Boycott." Los Angeles, California. May 1, 2006.

    Exodus Exhibit ~ Coming Fall 2014

     The Museum of Social Justice is extremely proud to present its second exhibition, Exodus.  It is a photographic exhibition based on the book of the same name authored by Julian Cardona and Charles Bowden, and published in 2008 by University of Texas Press.  The book documents the forced modern-day exodus of people from Mexico to [...]

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    L.A. Heritage Day

    On April 27th the Museum of Social Justice participated in L.A. Heritage Day, which took place at the historic Pico House and on the Plaza at El Pueblo Historical Monument. Interns Daisy Herrera (California State University, Los Angeles) and Nick Manning (UCLA) spent the day sharing the history of social justice activism in and around [...]

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    Welcome Father Richard Estrada!

    On March 31, 2014 Museum of Social Justice Board of Directors President, Norma Kachigian and Executive Director, Leonora Barron welcomed new board member, Father Richard Estrada to his first board meeting. Father Richard Estrada was born and raised as a Roman Catholic in East Los Angeles. Catholic grammar and high school kept Father Estrada from [...]

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    Protect Our Families-Save Our Children Campaign

    April 10, 2014 Honorable Invitee Community Organization: Honorable Clergy: Honorable Public Official: Esteemed Friends: We invite you to join us, the Protect Our Families-Save Our Children Campaign, in the commemoration and celebration of Day of the Children this April 30th and hear the voices of the children who will give testimony of the great tragedy that [...]

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LA as Subject Meeting

On August 19, 2014 the Museum of Social Justice was proud to be the host of the bi-monthly LA as Subject meeting. The MSJ has been a member of LA as Subject for a year and many of the attendees were not aware of our existence, but were really excited to attend the meeting in [...]

Central American Refugee

Children Over Politics, Fasting for Children Campaign

Come down and meet immigration advocate Yamilez and other young activists as they fast in solidarity with Central American children refugees. Where: Museum of Social Justice115 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (on Olvera Street),and Father Serra Park (site of the activists’ encampment) When: July 21,22,23, 24 at 5pm;the 25th at 12pm And [...]

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FAITH AND COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN IN SOLIDARITY TO CALL FOR PRAYER AND COMPASSION FOR CHILD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

FAITH AND COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN IN SOLIDARITY TO CALL FOR PRAYER AND COMPASSION FOR CHILD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA Press Conference held on Tuesday afternoon July 8 at Museum of Social Justice Local leaders provided eyewitness accounts of their visit Tuesday morning to the temporary shelter at Port Hueneme in Ventura that houses [...]