The Unity Center at the California Museum celebrates the
state’s diverse people, customs and cultures.
Initiated in 1999 in response to a series of Northern California
hate crimes, the Center’s interactive multimedia exhibits
highlight leaders in the state’s rich civil rights history and
encourage visitors to find common ground while embracing their
Through advocacy tools and engaging educational programs,
visitors are empowered to be Unity Activists, exercising their
rights and standing up for the rights of others – regardless of
belief, background, identity or gender.