It is a privilege and gift to work for a more just and sustainable Alaska beside the incredible staff, board, and supporters of The Alaska Center and The Alaska Center Education Fund. We are excited to take this next step and are grateful beyond measure for Polly’s decade of work and mentorship. Our hope is to continue her trajectory of …
Indigenous Peoples Day
Indigenous Peoples Day is on Monday. It was created as a state holiday through legislation signed into law in 2017 by former Governor Walker in a ceremony held during Utqiaġvik’s annual Nalukataq whaling festival. It replaces Columbus Day, and it is a small step toward atonement for the colonialism of our American and Alaskan history. On this Indigenous Peoples Day, …
Big Energy for Clean Energy
October is “National Energy Awareness Month,” designated by a decree from the late president George Herbert Walker Bush in 1991. We at The Alaska Center believe that every month gives us reason to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy production, considering what is at stake without a rapid global transition to low-carbon energy sources. The recent storms that battered the …
Moving Through Climate Anxiety
AYEA will be part of the Global Youth Climate Strike on September 23 in Anchorage Town Square from 1:00-3:00 pm.
A Constitutional Convention would be costly and dangerous.
A Constitutional Convention today would be good for fanning the flames of division but bad for Alaska. Why we endorse voting No on One.
BREAKING NEWS: Our next chapter of leadership!
We are excited to announce the selection of Victoria Long-Leather and Chantal de Alcuaz as Co-Executive Directors of The Alaska Center (AKC) and The Alaska Center Education Fund (AKCEF).
Labor Day: Clean Energy Union Jobs for Climate
There is a massive opportunity for good jobs for Alaskans in creating a clean energy future.
Support Black Business Month
August is Black Business Month, a time to celebrate and amplify Black leadership in economic development and entrepreneurship across the country.
A Big Step Forward For Climate
The most historic climate legislation in U.S. history should give us a moment of hope for the process of lawmaking and Democracy.
Climate Action Plans are Community Care
When we do this work together, the future looks bright. These are our communities and these should be our Climate Action Plans.