“School is Where the Kids Are” 

LA Maritime Institute holds Tribute to founder and visionary Jim Gladson By Mark L. Friedman, RL contributor The tall ships of the LA Maritime Institute, Exy Johnson and Irving Johnson, were in full sail and fully loaded as the ashes of LAMI founder Jim Gladson were distributed at sea, on Sunday, August 12. The cannons…

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LA Youth Energized by Algalita Innovators Conference

By Mark Friedman,  Los Angeles Maritime Institute Marine Science Educator More than 50 youth from the South Bay attended the Algalita Innovation Forum on the weekend of Aug. 3 featuring youth-developed innovations to reduce ocean plastic pollution. The three-day conference featured panel discussions and presentations about the latest commercial innovations as substitutes for plastic bottles,…

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