From Intern to Director

On July 1 this year, Philip Ling came full circle. That was the day he officially became the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council’s Health and Social Services director — 11 years after he got his first taste of working in the department as a Rural Youth Services intern. More

Doing More with More

It’s not often that Alana Humphrey gets to dream big when it comes to replacing the gently loved toys and furniture at Boys and Girls Club of Alaska. But with funding from the Child Care Quality Improvement Grant program, local childcare providers finally get to cross items off their wishlists. More

“Therapy without the Therapy”

When the people in Heidi Christensen’s cultural group at the Ernie Turner Center make beaded earrings, they don’t feel like they’re learning the skills that support the recovery process. But that’s exactly what’s happening. More

Bringing Culture to the Early Childhood Classroom

Aimed at improving culturally-responsive practices in early education settings in Alaska, “Guidelines for Culturally-Responsive Reflective Practice in Birth” is a collaboration between CITC and the University of Alaska Anchorage. The guide is available for free to any early childhood educator. More

Making Victims’ Voices Heard

ANJC Advocate Kayla Cox took her passion for helping victims of assault outside the office and into the real world, with her APU senior project that looked at sexual assault awareness trends among students. More

What’s in a Name

Until recently, Anchorage’s first people have been all but hidden from history. Aaron Leggett, and the Anchorage Museum, are working to bring Dena’ina history and language to the forefront. More