Keeping Families Connected

CITC’s Ch’anik’en program emphasizes working with parents as the teachers of their own children, in their own home. So what happens when a pandemic makes home visits impossible? Ch’anik’en gets creative. More

Virtual Internship Opens New Doors

This summer, intern Kira Fagerstrom wrote a student handbook and co-created policy around the COVID-19 pandemic for her Sitka-based employer, Outer Coast — all from the comfort of her Wasilla home — as the Youth Employment Program’s first virtual intern. More

You Don’t Have to Do It Alone

“I went from having nothing to having my own place,” Tatianna Potter marveled. At 25, Tatianna now lives in an apartment, recently finished an internship, and is working her way toward independence with the support of CITC’s Tikahtnu Tribal Alliance for Young Families. More

Mentors Make the Difference

With the Anikatiga youth development program, ANJC is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters Alaska to help ensure that more young Native kids can find strong Alaska Native mentors. More

Partner Spotlight: The Eyak Corporation

The Worl family, and the Eyak Corporation, have generously supported NYO Games for years. This year, a new scholarship funded by the family and the corporation, celebrates NYO’s spirit of resiliency and collaboration. More

Get Out the Native Vote Becomes CITC Affiliate

There has arguably never been a more important time for Alaska Native voters to make their voices heard. And CITC is encouraging Alaska Native people to do just that, through a new partnership with Get Out the Native Vote. More