Creating Connections to Reduce Recidivism

…ther assistance for teens and their families. For instance, one young man Michael worked with landed an interview for CITC’s Youth Employment Program Internship, so ANJC helped him get a cell phone to take calls from potential employers and supplied him with a bus pass to get to his interview. “It’s… More

More Than Just Fish

…ok posts shared throughout the community garnered instant interest; in just five hours, more than 400 people had expressed interest in being added to the list of salmon recipients. With over 1,000 individuals requesting fish, Sam said, it’s clear that projects like Operation Fish Drop are necessary,… More

Chanlyut Graduates: Where Are They Now?

…tified technicians qualified to handle spray foam installation and hazardous materials. When he’s not working (which is rare these days), Joe prefers to spend his time riding his 2001 Dyna Wide Glide Harley Davidson motorcycle along with his fiancée, Krystal (she rides a 2001 Ultra Classic Electra Gl… More

NYO to be Inducted into Alaska Sports Hall of Fame

…lls needed to live a subsistence way of life. For instance, the Seal Hop requires young athletes to bounce on their knuckles and toes, their body parallel to the floor, as they move across the gym. Decades ago, hunters used this movement to stalk seals across the ice, getting as close as possible bef… More

Creating Impact Through the Power of Logistics

…er for the children of service members. “With the instability that’s naturally associated with serving, and the economic difficulty that comes with constant relocation, military life can be hard on kids,” said Buddy Whitt, Armed Services YMCA executive director. “We’re proud to partner with CITC to g… More

CITC Employee Wins NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

…Is it cool if we bring furniture in?” Like an art installation. People were like, “What’s going on?” “Oh, we’re shooting for Tiny Desk.” “Can I watch?” “Suuuure.” What has it been like to have all this attention and several articles written about you since the Tiny Desk win? Quinn: It’s been nice. It… More

Coaches for Success

…works for the participants in their caseload. For instance, if a participant needs practice being interviewed, that participant’s job coach might schedule a training and invite all the participants he or she serves. “What we want,” Andrew said, “is for those participants to get to know each other and… More

Going Social

…k. Keeping Connected “It is time for our Facebook/Instagram challenge!” Counselor/Youth Advocate Kim Smith announces from a video window on Facebook. She’s speaking from her living room and holding a snuggly brown dog. “Today your challenge is going to be to talk about your culture, your background —… More

Demos of Never Alone Game Unveiled at Elders & Youth Showcase

…ers & Youth Conference Arts & Opps Showcase, Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage Social Media: Twitter: @NeverAloneGame, #neveralonegame; Instagram: @never_alone_game; Pinterest: NeverAloneGame; YouTube: Never Alone – Kisima Ingitchuna; facebook:… More