• 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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"The Great American Boycott." Los Angeles, California. May 1, 2006.

Exodus Exhibit ~ Coming Fall 2014

 The Museum of Social Justice is extremely proud to present its second exhibition, Exodus.  It is a photographic exhibition based on the book of the same name authored by Julian Cardona and Charles Bowden, and published in 2008 by University of Texas Press.  The book documents the forced modern-day exodus of people from Mexico to […]


L.A. Heritage Day

On April 27th the Museum of Social Justice participated in L.A. Heritage Day, which took place at the historic Pico House and on the Plaza at El Pueblo Historical Monument. Interns Daisy Herrera (California State University, Los Angeles) and Nick Manning (UCLA) spent the day sharing the history of social justice activism in and around […]


Protect Our Families-Save Our Children Campaign

April 10, 2014 Honorable Invitee Community Organization: Honorable Clergy: Honorable Public Official: Esteemed Friends: We invite you to join us, the Protect Our Families-Save Our Children Campaign, in the commemoration and celebration of Day of the Children this April 30th and hear the voices of the children who will give testimony of the great tragedy that […]