Youth from across the state of Alaska will be honored for their hard work and contributions to the community at the Spirit of Youth Awards, April 27 at 6pm at the Anchorage Downtown Marriott. Purchase your tickets here, and join us in celebration of the Spirit of Youth’s 20th anniversary and the 2018 Spirit of […]Read More
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!
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Back in the ‘90s, Anchorage teen Marie Craig, now Marie Acemah, opened the Crooked Rascal, a small shop in downtown Anchorage. The store sold records and zines from across the U.S. It was also a community space aimed at fostering creativity—patrons could borrow a shared film camera, or sit down to write at a communal […]Read More
On November 5, Youth Vote and Story Works Alaska members Jasmine Carter, Olive Spohnholz-Johnson and Tuan Graziano attended the International Bullying Prevention Association Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.Read More