Social Justice

How do the arts promote social change?

A yellowed page with black text announcing the "Grand Concert in aid of the Russian Jewish Refugees"

You're invited to a Bowl of Rice Party

A blue and yellow banner that reads "Please give your help" and "Bowl of Rice, Feb. 9, 10, 11,1940-S.F. Chinatown"

Madam C. J. Walker’s philanthropy

Portrait of Madam C. J. Walker, taken in 1915

Abolitionist and Reformer Lucretia Mott

A statue of Lucretia Mott

Making money and doing good: The story of an African American power couple from the 1800s

An image of a violet fraternal collar--opulently decorated with golden embroidery and a hand painted eye

Elizabeth Keckley: Businesswoman and philanthropist

 Printed portrait of Elizabeth Keckley included in her autobiography "Behind the Scenes"