Alaska Teen Media Institute

Providing teens with the tools and training needed to produce stories and with the opportunity for their stories - told in their own voices - to be shared through a variety of media.

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Nominate a teen!

Recognize an Alaska youth age 12-19 who is doing positive work in your community.

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2014 Nominees

Learn about the great things Alaska teens are doing this year

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Annual Report

View our first-ever online annual report for 2013

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Do you know a hard-working Alaska teen who you think would be a great fit for one of our 11 categories? Then head on over to our nomination page and help them get the recognition they deserve!

Radio Stories

The Spirit of Youth radio series reaches nearly 100 Alaska communities and 94,000 listeners. Learn more about Alaska's inspirational teens and listen to their stories online.


Spirit of Youth is dedicated to creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in Alaska. The best way you can assist us in our mission is to donate. Any amount is GREATLY appreciated!

What's Happening Now

Submit to Fresh Film Northwest

July 7, 2014

The Northwest Film Center’s annual Fresh Film NW (formerly the Young People’s Film Festival) celebrates the next generation of regional filmmakers by showcasing their work and circulating it around the region and beyond. Submissions are judged by a jury panel of professional filmmakers and educators. Individual and group submissions from youth ages 13 to 19 are […]

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ICOAA Scholarship

The Imperial Court of All Alaska College of Emperors and Empresses (ICOAA) is pleased to open the 2014 ICOAA Scholarship Program process. Scholarship awards are granted for the 2014/2015 academic year. Awards are based on economic need, scholastic achievement, leadership ability and contributions to the Lesbian/Gay community. Application is offered to Alaska residents with preference given to members of the Gay, […]

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