The LJ STEAM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance (STEAM) - science, technology, education, arts and music for the benefit of the La Jolla Community. It conducts topical research roundtables  (e.g., “Cerf’s Up”) featuring leading international and local experts. It is currently collaborating with the Sound Explorations (New Bedford, MA).

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Collaborative & Innovative Programs

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Science through Sight Sense and Sound

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Let Music Speak for You

LJ STEAM (La Jolla, CA) and Sound Explorations (New Bedford, MA) believe that the arts provide an accessible and emotionally powerful means of communication. While Sound Explorations has focused specifically on using music as a form of communication, LJ STEAM has an expanded vision to include the visual arts, literature, poetry, dance, theater and music. Recently, LJ STEAM and Sound Explorations have formed a partnership, recognizing the synergy of their mission to use the arts as a means to communicate important scientific concepts, ideas and findings to children and the general public.

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Cerf's Up in San Diego

Science & Technology

The San Diego area has a deep and diverse community of academic and private sector experts in leading-edge research and technologies as well as the financial and business structure needed to support their maturation to serve society. This meeting is organized to facilitate knowledge exchange and perhaps stimulate productive collaboration among different elements of this diverse community. Many technology leaders see great potential in the San Diego region. The hope is that greater collaboration will lead to new opportunities.


La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival

Arts & Music

The parade and holiday festival draws over 25,000 people a year to downtown La Jolla. This year's parade is shaping up to be the best ever with over 100 entries, including beauty queens in vintage vehicles, a dozen bands, 60 equestrians and several thousand kids marching in various groups (Girl Scouts, Brownies, Gymnastics, Boy and Cub Scouts, school marching bands and color guards). The parade starts at Girard Avenue and Kline Street and heads toward the beach. It always ends with a family festival, which this year is on Wall Street.

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Contact LJ STEAM

Get in touch with LJ STEAM to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

7734 Herschel Ave, Suite B, La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 922-4046

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