The Power of Peer Support

Imagine walking into a world where everyone is rooting for you … that’s exactly the kind of environment CITC’s Recovery Services department is striving to create More

Giving Thanks for New Beginnings

A Gratitude Luncheon November 25 at the Chanlyut residence celebrated the partnership with Wells Fargo and acknowledged the success of Israel and others who have transformed their lives through workforce development scholarships. More

Creating Impact Through the Power of Logistics

It’s nearly impossible to find a path through the warehouse where this year’s Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) shipments are stored. Stacks of boxes tower over the volunteers who have gathered on a gray October morning to sort donations of new, high-quality clothes and toys for Alaska kids More

K.I.D.S. Toys, Clothing Reaches 6,000+ Children Statewide

This year, Boys and Girls Club, along with 42 other nonprofit and tribal organizations, will receive toys, books and clothing from retailers like American Girl, Mattel, Haddad, Toys R Us and Gymboree—and it’s all thanks to the Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) program … More

Recipe for Success

Getting up each day and going to work: It’s what shapes the lives of so many of us. It’s what structures our days and gives us meaning. Sometimes, it’s even what keeps us going More

A Good Job Makes All the Difference

If you want a reliable employee who’s determined to do a good job, says Sam Alston of Builder’s Choice, you could do worse than hire someone from Chanlyut More

Doing the Job Until It’s Done

When Director Bill Tsurnos offered Chanlyut participant Dale Seiser the opportunity to become the manager of the program’s Wholesale Foods microenterprise, Dale’s reaction was immediate: “I said no, no, I don’t want that!” It was a crisis of self-esteem More

Rebuilding the Blocks of Life

“Man, you’re like a little kid playing with building blocks!” a friend once told Israel Soto. “It made sense,” Israel says now. “I would build everything up—my family, my job, everything I wanted—then I’d just tear it down again.” More

One Big Family

For over 30 years, Anchorage School District nurse and NYO volunteer Louise Leonard has been giving back to athletes and coaches at the Games. “Helping each other out, being competitive, and holding each other up—that’s what NYO is all about.” More