• Con Safos Founder & Managing Editor, Ralph “Rafas” Lopez Grijalva-Urbina Visits

    The museum was pleased to welcome Ralph “Rafas” Lopez Grijalva-Urbina, founder and managing editor of Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio.  Our interns were excited to have the opportunity to him and to hear about the creation of Con Safos. It was the first time that Rafas visited the museum and saw the exhibition.


    Please join us in celebrating the birthdays of these notable figures and applaud them for their work in Social Justice. *The Museum of Social Justice would like to hear from you! If there is a notable figure who should be recognized in our Monthly Birthday posts, please feel free to email info@museumofsocialjustice.org. Helen Caldicott (August […]

  • Upcoming Exhibition: Hugo Crosthwaite: In Memoriam Los Angeles

    Hugo Crosthwaite: In Memoriam Los Angeles  September 6, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Artist Hugo Crosthwaite will produce a new mural at the Museum of Social Justice while visitors watch.  The mural will wrap the gallery walls and will only be complete for a matter of weeks before the artist paints it out, bit by […]

  • 6th Annual Tardeada Celebrating Hugo Crosthwaite: In Memoriam Los Angeles

    6TH ANNUAL TARDEADA Celebrating Hugo Crosthwaite: In Memoriam Los Angeles  September 30, 2017 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM LUMINARIAS 3500 RAMONA BLVD MONTEREY PARK, CA 91754 For tickets & sponsorship information click here.

  • Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio – Founding Members

    Museum of Social Justice & UCLA History Corps Intern, Franklin Spencer had the opportunity to speak with two of the original founding members of Con Safos: Reflections of Life the Barrio magazine, Antonio Gomez (left) and editor-in-chief, Arturo Flores (center).  Spencer (right) gained a firsthand view of the Moratorium and the death of Los Angeles […]

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Beijing Middle School No. 166 Choir

The Museum of Social Justice is located in one of the most visited sites on the Plaza. It is a place were magical moments seem to occur quite frequently. On January 24th our interns Chae Lee and Joel Loaiza were lucky enough to witness one of those moments while undergoing docent training for the Museum. […]

CSULA Public History Project – 2014

On January13, 2014 board members Leonora Barron, Trey Baskett, Norma Kachigian, Betty Huebner, Greg Ramirez, Jose Rodriguez, and Keith Rice welcomed Dr. Mark Wild and his “Public History and Community Engagement” class to the Museum of Social Justice. This is the second semester CSULA in collaboration with the Museum of Social Justice has offered the […]

Museum of Social Justice Volunteer

Daisy R. Herrera is currently a student at California State University, Los Angeles and is completing her double master’s in Latin American Studies and Chicano Studies while simultaneously completing a certificate in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. She decided to volunteer at the Museum of Social Justice after completing her course in the history of […]