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From the Executive Director

It is online! This is the launch our new website www.tamuseum.org where we have the Time Warner Cable PSA playing. This commercial is part of the Connect A Million Minds campaign and highlights TAM as a prime example of the practical application of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in action.
We were just at Google L.A. to participate in The 24 Hours of Good project.  Some of the most talented Coders worked 24 hours nonstop and made a mobile version of our site that won the People’s Choice Award.  It Rocks, you just use any Tablet or Smartphone, go to www.tamuseum.org and be prepared to be blown away.  Can you believe it, a sixteen year old and our summer high school interns built our first App…

November 10, 2012  /  No Comments ››


Children received gifts and took part in fun activities during TAM's holiday celebrations.

TAM Helps Bring In the Holidays

TAM held its annual Christmas party on Dec. 19, where children got the opportunity to take in the spirit of the holidays. The party, held in TAM’s hangar, entertained guests with activities such as face-painting and other games, and also…

January 5, 2015  /  No Comments ››
James Knox speaks to students at Longfellow Elementary School on during the school's career day on Nov. 18

TAM’s Youths Visit Local Elementary School Career Day

Representatives from TAM visited Longfellow Elementary School in Compton on Nov. 18 as part of the school’s Career Day. James Knox and MacArthur Dandridge visited the school and spoke to students from various grades about the opportunities available in learning…

December 8, 2014  /  No Comments ››
Students flocked to helicopters that landed on the campus of Davis Middle School on Nov. 12, courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and TAM's Robin Petgrave.

TAM Helps Davis Middle School’s STEM Program Take Flight

Benjamin O. Davis Middle School in Compton was the site of a visit from very important figures in aviation. Guinness world record-holding pilot Barrington Irving and Tuskegee Airman Levi Thornhill visited Davis Middle School on Nov. 12 as part of…

November 24, 2014  /  No Comments ››

Help TAM Win a $10,000 Grant

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April 27, 2014
by Program Director Myra Petgrave 
Each year, the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is proud to recognize a select group of deserving aviation non-profit organizations nominated from members of the aviation community. Help…

April 27, 2014  /  No Comments ››
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The Tuskegee Airmen Learning Center & the Good News Room

July 11, 2013
by Executive Director & Founder Robin Petgrave 
The Tuskegee Airmen Learning Center was originally an exhibit of images and memorabilia donated by Tuskegee Airmen Los Angeles Chapter. The center was renovated during the MLK Jr.…

July 15, 2013  /  No Comments ››
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Youth Leadership Council (from left to right): James, Braylin, MacArthur having fun at Mulligan's Field Trip

Tweet From Aviation Explorer Post 409 Youth Leadership Council President @Therealjaydeuce

when I’m not in school or working I spend may days volunteering @tamuseum my #SecondHome #SecondFamily go follow like now #Dedicated #Loyal
— James Knox(@Therealjaydeuce) June 6, 2013…

June 6, 2013  /  No Comments ››
HSF putting

Golf, Aviation, and STEM!

May 14, 2013
by Program Director and VISTA Supervisor Myra Petgrave
TAM’s High School Fundamentals of Aviation class sponsored by California Community Foundation Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow recently took a field trip to the Chester Washington Golf Course as part…

May 14, 2013  /  No Comments ››
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Go-Kart World

Go Kart World… a place of friends, food & fun.  Fast fun.  Really fast fun!
But who would think that Go Kart World could also be a place of STEM learning?  When we took our Aviation Explorers to Go Kart…

April 5, 2013  /  No Comments ››
VISTAs Catherine and Cristina

Congratulations and Thank You, AmeriCorps*VISTAs!

January 25, 2013
by Program Director and VISTA Supervisor Myra Petgrave
Two more AmeriCorps*VISTAs have each completed a year of service to fight poverty through education at TAM. Catherine Bradshaw Program VISTA and Cristina Tolentino Development VISTA recruited new students,…

January 25, 2013  /  No Comments ››

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