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SHI to Sponsor Second Cultural Education Conference None 

SHI to Sponsor Second Cultural Education Conference

The three-day event, Our Cultural Landscape: Culturally Responsive Education Conference, will feature nationally-known keynote speakers, including Dr. Christopher Blodgett, Zaretta Hammond, Dr. Randall Lindsey and the Rev. Michael Oleksa.

Anchorage Mayor’s Office Announces Local Food Mini-Grant Awardees None 

Anchorage Mayor’s Office Announces Local Food Mini-Grant Awardees

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced the recipients of the 2018 Mayor’s Office Local Food Mini-Grants. The Mini-Grant Program supports community projects that increase access to fresh, locally grown food for Anchorage residents.

$7.5 Million of Workforce Development Grants to be Awarded None 

$7.5 Million of Workforce Development Grants to be Awarded

The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is seeking grant proposals for two workforce training and development programs. There are $5.5 million in grant funds available for the State Training and Employment Program (STEP) and $2 million for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program grants. The grants will support projects providing employment and training services to eligible youth and adults.

Alaska Public Media Announces Anchorage Teacher Selected as Part of Inaugural PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program None 

Alaska Public Media Announces Anchorage Teacher Selected as Part of Inaugural PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program

Alaska Public Media announced Larissa Wright-Elson as one of 30 educators from across the country for the first PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Each of the Digital Innovator All-Stars was selected from a cohort of extraordinary educators who are doing innovative work in their schools and districts, and were previously recognized as part of the PBS Digital Innovator Program, which began in 2013.

Girl Scout Week and The Girl Scout Effect…in Alaska, and Our World None 

Girl Scout Week and The Girl Scout Effect…in Alaska, and Our World

Girl Scouts knows that the secret to creating female leaders is starting young. We provide 21st century experience for 21st century girls, designed to help them learn to be leaders in today’s world. No other organization can bring together time-tested, research-backed methods with exciting, modern programming that speaks to today’s girls and is designed to cater to the strengths of girls’ leadership development.

The Thin Line Between Canada and Alaska None 

The Thin Line Between Canada and Alaska

Marked by metal cones and a clear-cut swath 20 feet wide, Alaska’s border with Canada is one of the great feats of wilderness surveying.

Anchorage Secures Five-Year Bid to Host March Madness Alaska None 

Anchorage Secures Five-Year Bid to Host March Madness Alaska

Anchorage will continue to be home to thousands of students for academic and athletic competitions through the year 2023 thanks to a deal struck between the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) and Visit Anchorage.

 GCI Senior Vice President Aims to Raise $1 Million for Special Olympics Alaska,  Honoring Late CEO and President Jim Balamaci None 

GCI Senior Vice President Aims to Raise $1 Million for Special Olympics Alaska, Honoring Late CEO and President Jim Balamaci

Paul Landes, senior vice president at GCI, announced efforts to raise $1 million for Special Olympics Alaska in memory of the late President/CEO Jim Balamaci, who passed away Feb. 1 of this year.

A Scientist’s View of Alaska, 150 Years Ago None 

A Scientist’s View of Alaska, 150 Years Ago

One year before Alaska became part of America, 21-year old William Dall ascended the Yukon River on a sled, pulled by dogs. The man who left his name all over the state was in 1866 one of the first scientists to document the mysterious peninsula jutting toward Russia. He is probably the most thorough researcher to ever ponder this place.

New Opportunity for a Foundation Program Officer None 

New Opportunity for a Foundation Program Officer

Rasmuson Foundation announced the departure of a key team member heading to a leadership position as arts and cultures program director at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.