The New Beginning: Greg Dunn

Moving day: a new beginning; a fresh start; a chance to make a change. When Greg Dunn used the Chanlyut moving service to help transport his furniture to a new home, he had no idea that, years later, he’d be … More

Thousands Gather to Celebrate Youth at 43rd NYO Games

Celebrating its 43rd year, CITC hosted the 2013 Native Youth Olympics Games (NYO) April 25–27 at the Dena’ina Center where more than 400 students from 50 communities across Alaska came together for healthy athletic competition, while striving for their own … More

The Graduate: Helping People is the New Mantra

“Help other people, help other people,” Jeremy Cooper said. The words are like a chant, something he might whisper to himself when he loses his way. This mantra is his advice for men who are new to Chanlyut, for those … More

The Citizen: Chanlyut Helps Men Stay in the One Percent

  He’d been through the cycle before; a meth and heroin addict, he’d started stealing to support his habit, and the stealing was what landed him in jail. For Jared, though, there was a glimmer of hope—an advertisement he’d seen … More

More Than 8,000 Families Served Through K.I.D.S. Partnership

Through your generous support, a team of shipping partners and a network of community volunteers, CITC coordinates with the New York-based charity Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) for delivery of new children’s apparel and household necessities to Anchorage for statewide … More

From Addiction to the Dean’s List

UAA student and former Ernie Turner resident Jasmine McAuley has a lot to smile about these days Only a few years ago, when Jasmine McAuley reached the darkest, ugliest part of her life, her morning routine started a bit differently … More

iPads, Apps Make Effective Teaching Tools

Want to find new ways to connect with your children and motivate them to learn? Digital games are now an effective tool in our educational strategy in helping students achieve academic success. Modeled after a national program promoting literacy development … More