Fab on Wheels

“This is my best day ever!” That was the verdict from one Inlet View Elementary third-grader when CITC brought its brand new Mobile Fab Lab to the school for a 3D-printing, laser-cutting, light-box making extravaganza. The Mobile Fab Lab is taking STEM learning on the road, starting with Inlet View. More

Partnership Allows Valley Office to Expand Services

One year ago, the CITC Valley satellite office primarily offered TANF casework for families in need, plus employment support. Today, though, the office has significantly expanded its assistance to include financial literacy classes, life skills training, and more — and many of its new services are thanks to partnerships with other local organizations. More

February Job Fair Expected to Draw Crowds

After attracting more than 200 job-seekers last year, CITC’s Job Fair is moving to Northway Mall. By partnering with Mall Manager Mao Tosi, CITC is hoping to draw even more job-seekers in 2018. More

Helping Hands

Chyenne Thompson has a tenacious drive that helped her earn a GED in record time and become the first person in her family to enroll at a university. How did she tap into that drive? With the help of CITC employees who banded together to empower her to realize her own endless potential. More

A Sobering Success

Jason is the kind of guy you simply expect to succeed: smart, entrepreneurial, driven. But every time his life seemed on track, he found himself falling back into alcoholism and drugs. Nothing could break the pattern. Until CITC Recovery and Re-entry. More

New Partners Bring Christmas to Communities

If you’re ever in Chevak or Alakanuk, don’t be surprised if you see dozens of kids playing with the bright yellow, pill-shaped toys known as “Minions” from the Despicable Me movies. Thanks to CITC’s Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) program and its partners, needy children from both communities received Minions toys and more. More

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