A Brighter Holiday

Despite the presents and songs, the snow and the glittering lights, Christmas can be a hard time of year — especially for those families who can’t afford to buy gifts for the holiday. The Christmas Basket program ensures families in need have a happy holiday. More

Making Language History

“To bring Yup’ik to the Anchorage area, it’s not just about education; it also reconnects families with tradition and cultural activities.” CITC’s Early Head Start, which opened its doors in March of this year, is offering Anchorage’s first early childhood Yup’ik immersion classroom. More

Child Care Center Eases the Work of Finding Work

“Every time people stop coming in, I start to think they got that job they were looking for,” said Erin Ausage, the lead caregiver for CITC’s drop-in Child Care Center. “It’s a good thing when people stop showing up — it often means something positive happened.” More

“Career Ready” for Success

Jeff Walker has always been the kind of person who wants to work. The problem was, the jobs just weren’t there — until he enrolled in CITC’s Career Ready program. More

Spooky Science

On October 26 and 27, deep in their laboratory, eleven would-be scientists devised an array of hideous monsters and brought them to life. No, it wasn’t the first scene of a Frankenstein movie; it was a two-day workshop, hosted by CITC’s Fab Lab. More

Hitting the Streets to Help the Homeless

What started as a small idea from the Peer Support Group has blossomed into an all-out effort by CITC’s Peer Support Recovery team to lend Anchorage’s homeless community a helping hand. More

Voices for Justice: A Life Transformed

“By the time I got out of prison, I had burned pretty much every bridge,” Jayson admitted. But there was one bridge left: While incarcerated, Jayson had created real, trusting relationships with the staff at the Alaska Native Justice Center. More

Office-Ready at Eighteen

Before even graduating high school, Christopher has learned to be a professional employee. That’s the goal of CITC’s Youth Employment Program, which provides young people with real-world work experience. More