Goodwill: Its Founding and History in Southern California
June 6, 2019 - July 28, 2019
In 1918, La Plaza Methodist Church founded Goodwill Southern California, targeting refugees from the Mexican Revolution. Goodwill Industries has been offering job training and other social services ever since.
Visualizing the People’s History: Richard Cross’s Images of the Central American Liberation Wars (1979–1983)
August 8, 2019 - November 24, 2019
American photojournalist Richard Cross documented the turbulent period of liberation wars in Central America from 1979 to 1983, until he was killed while on assignment in Honduras. The photographs depict communities and landscapes enduring war and genocide. Cross’s work illuminates the legacies of these wars, which propelled the largest contemporary migration of people from Central America to the United States, and which continue to shape their American experience.