• 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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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]