• 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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Methodist Immigration Protest

On February 17, 2014 Bishop Carcaño along with other ministers and members of the United Methodist Church were arrested in Washington D.C. after praying in front of the White House for immigration reform. The demonstration and arrest was featured on the Rachel Maddow Show along with an interview with recent Museum of Social Justice Honoree, […]

MSJ Board Members, Rev. Wilborn and daughter

Mission is Possible Award

On February 8, 2014 Museum of Social Justice board members Leonora Barron, Betty Huebner, Joe Rodriguez, and Keith Rice attended the United Methodist West District Leadership Training workshop at Holman UMC to accept the Museum’s Mission is Possible Award. The museum along with 13 other organizations received the award for the work they are doing […]

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Integrated Learning Class: OTIS College of Art and Design – 2014

On January 28th, 2014 board members, Leonora Barron, Keith Rice, Greg Ramirez, and Trey Basket welcomed Otis Professor Adam Berg and his class to the Museum of Social Justice. This is the second year the Museum of Social Justice has collaborated with the Otis College of Art and Design. The Integrated Learning Program provides all […]