Aquarium of the Pacific Baja Splash Cultural Festival 2021
Updated: Oct 21
Faustino Bernadett has been a long-time supporter of and trustee for the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.
Last week on October 2nd and 3rd, the aquarium hosted the twentieth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. An advocate for early childhood literacy, in addition to a monetary donation, Faustino supported the event by donating 650 books. The event was live-streamed, and a recording can be found here.
About the Aquarium of the Pacific:
The Aquarium of the Pacific’s mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect, and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants, and ecosystems. Their vision is to create an aquarium dedicated to conserving and building Natural Capital (Nature and Nature’s services) by building Social Capital (the interactions between and among peoples). The Aquarium of the Pacific has redefined the modern aquarium. It is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and a place where important topics facing our planet and our ocean are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in the search for sustainable solutions.