• 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.


    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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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 […]