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Check out our upcoming events to meet other educators on this journey - virtually or in-person.

Journey Together Action Challenge

APRIL 1-30, 2024

Journey Together Action Challenge

During the month of April, students from all over the globe are invited to participate in our Journey Together Action Challenge to compete with other young changemakers to make BIG Impact this Earth month. The team who completes the most Actions in the Student Hub will win $500 USD and be highlighted at our Wayfinder Society End of the Year Ceremony in May! With over 40+ Actions to choose from in the Student Hub, Students can explore ways to take action on plastic pollution in their home, school, and community.


People chatting during BYOLB 5 year anniversary at night

In-Person Event
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2024 5 -8 PM PT

Grand Opening Party

Join us for an epic evening at Algalita headquarters celebrating Capt. Charles Moore and our sister nonprofit, Moore Institute for Plastic Pollution Research. The Moore Institute Lab is on track to become the first certified lab to test for microplastics in drinking water. Get an up close look of this cutting edge technology, connect with other community organizations, and enjoy food and drink. Attendees will also get the chance to be the first to see a short film honoring Capt. Charlie's legacy! Register for this local Long Beach event today.


People talking at an event.

Virtual Event
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2024 4-5 PM PT

End of Year Award Ceremony

As the school year comes to a close, we are excited to celebrate the incredible students and educators across the globe who have received our Mini-Grant awards this past year! Not only is this event to spotlight these incredible change makers, but attendees will also have the chance to brainstorm and collaborate with movement members in their interest areas (ie advocacy, environmental justice, research, and more). Family and friends of awardees are more than welcome to join us as with any other community members!


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