• 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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Beijing Middle School No. 166 Choir

The Museum of Social Justice is located in one of the most visited sites on the Plaza. It is a place were magical moments seem to occur quite frequently. On January 24th our interns Chae Lee and Joel Loaiza were lucky enough to witness one of those moments while undergoing docent training for the Museum. […]


CSULA Public History Project – 2014

On January13, 2014 board members Leonora Barron, Trey Baskett, Norma Kachigian, Betty Huebner, Greg Ramirez, Jose Rodriguez, and Keith Rice welcomed Dr. Mark Wild and his “Public History and Community Engagement” class to the Museum of Social Justice. This is the second semester CSULA in collaboration with the Museum of Social Justice has offered the […]

Keith Rice Greets Daisy Herrera

Museum of Social Justice Volunteer

Daisy R. Herrera is currently a student at California State University, Los Angeles and is completing her double master’s in Latin American Studies and Chicano Studies while simultaneously completing a certificate in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. She decided to volunteer at the Museum of Social Justice after completing her course in the history of […]