• 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.

  • AUGUST 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 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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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.

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 […]

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 […]