• 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 […]

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    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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Community Posts

Please join us in thanking our former UCLA intern, Megan Hoff, in creating the Museum’s Community wall post for patrons of the Museum. This special project allows the L.A. community to express their thoughts and concerns regarding social justice. Please take some time to explore and appreciate the community’s reflections.

Civil RIghts Tour

Museum Tour

On May 21, 2015 Executive Director, Leonora Barron and Board President, Keith Rice welcomed Civil Rights activists Mrs Gwen Green and Vicki Phillips for a tour of the Museum. Mrs. Gwen Green has spent more than 70 years working on the behalf of human rights for all people.  Mrs. Green, was integral to Dr. Martin […]

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Spring Tardeada – Thank You!

The MSJ board of directors would like to thank everyone who attended our Spring Tardeada, A Celebration and Dialogue with Artist and Photographer Julian Cardona. The weather was great and the setting in hosts Norma and Kent Kachigian’s backyard was beautiful. The discussion, led by Dr. Kent Kirkton was very informative. Julian discussed the process […]