The Reality of Reentry

Benjamin Briggs couldn’t buy a bus pass. With no pass, he missed work, which meant he got fired. Before Benjamin knew it, he was back in prison after only a few moments of freedom. Fortunately, he was released again after just a few minutes. More

Designed to Compete

The saying goes: Everyone will get their 15 minutes of fame. But not too many people achieve that fame by sitting in an outhouse… More

Racing the Clock

There’s nothing like a firm deadline to motivate you. And Shalyn Burt-Mendenhall was looking at the firmest deadline imaginable: She was having a baby. More

The Right Advice

For Marlene Watson, one crucial tip from recruiters at CITC changed her entire job search strategy — and re-focused her career. More

Videos Make NYO Games More Accessible

Athletes, coaches, and others can view step-by-step instructions and learn about the history of NYO through fourteen new videos, made possible through funding from a Nike N7 grant. More

“Resilience After Trauma”

CITC’s Recovery Manager Venus Woods is featured in one of a series of murals that are part of “Resilience After Trauma,” a project by artist and UAA Professor Steven Gordon that highlights the connection between trauma and addiction. More

Gloria Walker’s Legacy

In 2002, the team sportsmanship award given at Native Youth Olympic Games was named for Gloria Walker, a onetime NYO coordinator who was deeply involved in Native sports. More

A Mutually Beneficial Program

Through CITC’s Youth Employment Program, young interns gain on-the-job experience in a professional environment, while employers get an extra, temporary employee at no cost to them. More

Job Fair Attracts Record-Setting Numbers

A record-setting 815 job seekers flooded Northway Mall on March 7 for CITC’s bi-annual Job Fair, where employers offered information about job openings and collected resumes. More

ANJC to Offer Tribal Assistance in ICWA Cases

Alaska Native and American Indian children make up only 19 percent of the kids in the state of Alaska, yet more than 50 percent of the children in out-of-home care are Native. Under a new grant, ANJC will offer Tribes help with cases involving child welfare. More