Goodwill: Its Founding and History in Southern California
(March 2018 – April 2018)
In 1918, La Plaza Methodist Church founded Goodwill Southern California, targeting refugees from the Mexican Revolution. Goodwill Industries has been offering job training and other social services ever since.
One of Us: Homelessness in Los Angeles,
A photographic exhibition by David Blumenkrantz
(April 2018 – August 2018)
One of Us provides an intimate look at individuals experiencing homelessness through their own stories, allowing patrons to develop a personal connection that challenges their perception of homelessness and gain insight into the lives of homeless people. The exhibition will highlight the criminalization of homelessness, exposing the larger social/structural complexities of addressing homelessness in a more effective manner. One of Us is an exhibition designed to incite action by the Museum’s patrons, promoting change in the way homelessness is dealt with in their communities.