100 Years Campaign: Ship Story Spotlight – Building of the Brigantines

20 years ago, Los Angeles Maritime Institute staff and volunteers completed the ambitious undertaking to build from the keel up twin 110-ft brigantines designed explicitly for youth education, sail training, and open-ocean voyages. The construction took place in the center of what is now LA’s Waterfront. It was a phenomenal endeavor exemplifying the commitment to…

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100 Years, 100 Stories, 100K! LAMI’s 100 Years Campaign Launched!

Help Celebrate and Ready the Ships for Youth Programs Share Stories and Donate to the 100 Years Campaign Today! You’re Invited to Los Angeles Maritime Institute’s 100 Years Campaign! 2021 marks the 80th birthday for American Pride and 20 years since the construction of the twin brigantines, Irving Johnson and Exy Johnson. Learn all about…

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VOTE for LAMI in the Buscaino Community Grant Challenge!

VOTE to return Festival of Sail to the LA Waterfront Labor Day weekend with free sails and educational and career training opportunities for young people! Los Angeles Maritime Institute NEEDS YOUR VOTE in Councilman Joe Buscaino’s Community Grants Challenge. Voting ends Monday May 31. VOTING is FREE and as a supporter of LAMI you are eligible to vote. Use LAMI’s…

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L.A. Area STEM Organizations Join Mayor Garcetti’s Task Force to Offer Free STEM Education Courses to LA-Area Youth

Los Angeles, CA – Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Task Force on Out-of-School Enrichment Time today announced a city-wide partnership, with the support of the Broad Foundation, bringing together 26 of Los Angeles’s great STEM organizations to offer free STEM courses for LAUSD students this fall. Participating organizations range from major museums to universities and are working together with…

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2020 Annual Appeal Campaign

Dear Loyal LAMI Supporter, “Thank you for everything. For taking time from your day. For teaching us to save the sea. For helping us understand the world.”  5th grade student, LAMI virtual STEM class, Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary, LAUSD A student wrote and held up these words to his computer camera for Los Angeles Maritime Institute…

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LONG BEACH GIVES is coming!

Mark Your Calendars! Join Children’s Maritime Institute and support Youth Empowerment and Education on September 24, 2020!Los Angeles Maritime Institute’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Children’s Maritime Institute, and its three-masted tallship American Pride deliver an ocean of wonder through at-sea adventures to the youth of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Relaunched earlier this year after extensive restoration, American Pride provides transformative…

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