• June Notable Figures

    June Birthdays

    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 was born in April and should be recognized in our Monthly Birthday posts, please feel free to […]

  • NEW ED Feature

    Welcome Rev. Jennifer Gutierrez

    Welcome Rev. Jennifer Gutierrez The Museum of Social Justice is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director, Rev. Jennifer Gutierrez, as of May 1st.  Rev. Gutierrez was an integral part in saving the La Plaza United Methodist Church from being acquired by the city of Los Angeles by negotiating for a long-term […]

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    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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    Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio

    The Museum of Social Justice thanks Pierre’s Fine Carpentry and Eddie Avila for their generosity of this beautifully crafted bench. It provides a perfect space for visitors to sit, take in the current exhibition, and to read the magazines and publication of Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio.

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    Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio (February 6, 2017- August , 2017)

    Museum of Social Justice presents a  NEW EXHIBITION   Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio February 6, 2017- August , 2017 Con Safos Magazine was a leading Chicano literary journal that emerged in the late 1960’s to the 1970’s in the East Los Angeles Barrio. Con Safos Magazine offered a Chicano first voice […]

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Museum helps student connect to meaningful job!

The Museum is excited to share Idania’s experience. Please read her article below.    Last spring, I completed a historical research and writing capstone course in public history at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA).  Dr. Mark Wild, our professor, announced at the beginning of the quarter that CSULA began an official partnership with the […]

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Inaugural Exhibit Opening

 Exhibition Angels on the Plaza  September 5, 2013-March 2014 The inaugural exhibition features images, objects, and documents from the Museum of Social Justice and institutions within the Methodist Church archival collections. The display is the result of the social justice work carried out by the men and women who founded La Plaza United Methodist Church […]

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Amigos de Siquieros

Please Join us for the screening of Academy Award Nominee Documentary “Walls of Fire” Please click on the links below for PSA PSA_Amigos de Siquieros_English PSA_Amigos de Siquieros_Spanish