• 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 […]

  • MSJ Bench

    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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Exodus Gala 2014 ~ Thank You

The Board of Directors of the Museum of Social Justice would like to express our gratitude to everyone who attended our annual gala on October 17, 2014. We sincerely appreciate the support of all our guests, volunteers, and our honorees. We would also like to thank Joe and Evarato and the entire staff at El […]


LA as Subject Meeting

On August 19, 2014 the Museum of Social Justice was proud to be the host of the bi-monthly LA as Subject meeting. The MSJ has been a member of LA as Subject for a year and many of the attendees were not aware of our existence, but were really excited to attend the meeting in […]

Central American Refugee

Children Over Politics, Fasting for Children Campaign

Come down and meet immigration advocate Yamilez and other young activists as they fast in solidarity with Central American children refugees. Where: Museum of Social Justice115 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (on Olvera Street),and Father Serra Park (site of the activists’ encampment) When: July 21,22,23, 24 at 5pm;the 25th at 12pm And […]