Cooking Up Success

Cook and Nutritionist Carvell Shade dishes out more than healthy meals from the Ernie Turner Center kitchen: As a certified peer worker, Carvell can share his own experiences battling substance abuse with active ETC participants. More

Youth Teaching Youth

“Teens just don’t want to listen to our teachers, especially not when they’re saying ‘use a condom.’ But once you hear that from your peers, it has more impact.” CITC’s adult preparation program puts youth in charge of teaching each other how to become adults. More

Filling the Gaps

Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) has joined forces with Knik Tribal Council, Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, and the Mat-Su Health Foundation to expand its Recovery Services continuum of care to the Mat-Su Valley. More

Better Meeting the Need

When George Holstrom got his GED, the moment was bittersweet: Triumphant because earning his GED through CITC’s GED Program was an important milestone for him, but sad because his grandmother wasn’t there to see it happen. More

Growing Together

One year after becoming a CITC subsidiary, the Alaska Native Justice Center looks back on its growth — and forward to its next phase. More

Like a Second Family

They say it takes a village, but sometimes it just takes a family — a second family, like the one that helped a Schoolyard student get accepted to college and discover his career path. More