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What's Happening Now

CITC Youth Interns Explore the world of Media with ATMI!

July 26, 2017

One of the best ways to get a pulse on a community, is to step out in the streets and start asking questions. That’s just what Lynette Guanzon and Kendrick Whiteman have done as a part of their paid internship with the Alaska Teen Media Institute. In journalism that pulse is called a vox pop […]

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Spirit of Youth’s Annual Report for FY 16/17

July 25, 2017

  The Spirit of Youth annual report is now available online. Read about Spirit of Youth’s many accomplishments over the last year including new community partnerships across the state of Alaska. The annual report also includes information on the 2017 Spirit of Youth Award Recipients, highlights from the Alaska Teen Media Institute and a message […]

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