UPCOMING EVENTS

THE ART OF POWERFUL QUESTIONS

Mon, Jan. 27, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Alaska Humanities Forum | 421 W. 1st Ave, Anchorage
 

Described as "the one conversation tool that will make you better at absolutely everything", the art of asking questions is too important to leave to instinct. Powerful questions build trust, inspire creativity and new ways of thinking, and encourage deep engagement. Powerful questions motivate insight, innovation, and action. Powerful questions ignite change.

 

Join us for this highly interactive and experiential workshop designed to hone questioning skills and gain new insights about real dilemmas.


> The training fee is $175. Please visit the Facilitation Training page for details, to register and to see the full 2020 training schedule.

CULTURE
SHIFT

Weds, Jan. 29, 6:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Anchorage Brewing Company | 148 W 91st Ave, Anchorage

Culture Shift features a pair of speakers who each give a short talk on a radical idea or belief. Then the audience takes part in a fun, interactive, and thought-provoking Q & A with the speakers. Come to connect with new ideas and people!

January's speakers are Melanie Leydon and Michelle Carton.

(note that we have moved to the last Wednesday of each month in 2020!)

> Tickets are $15 - Buy TIckets Online!

PEOPLE'S STATE OF
THE UNION

Sat, Feb.1, 2:00-4:00 PM

Anchorage Public Library - Mt. View | 120 Bragaw St, Anchorage

The Forum is partnering with the U.S Department of Arts and Culture to bring The People’s State of the Union story-circles to Alaska. Come and share your voice! 

 

These participatory story-sharing events occur in communities around the nation each year, driving national conversation that crosses political divides. Who are we? What touches our hearts and minds? What do our communities need, and what do they need to hear from us? 
 

We are also seeking individuals and organizations who are interested in hosting and/or helping to facilitate story-circles during January and February of 2020. If you are interested, please fill out this form. 
 

> Free and open to the public - contact Sarah Richmond for more information: srichmond@akhf.org | (907) 272-5331.

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: WHO IS IN YOUR FAMILY?

Thurs, Feb. 13 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Alaska Humanities Forum | 421 W. 1st Ave, Anchorage
 

Our families influence stories we tell, the lessons we’re taught, and the legacy we hope to leave. Today, there is hardly such a thing as a “conventional family”. What does your family look like, and how does it influence the way you see the world?

This community conversation is an opportunity to explore the diverse ways that family and kinship shape our lives, and to hear from others whose ideas and experiences around family may be different from your own. 


> Free and open to the public

LEADING CONVERSATIONS THAT BUILD COMMUNITY

Thurs, Feb. 20 - Fri, Feb. 21, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Alaska Humanities Forum | 421 W. 1st Ave, Anchorage
 

In this two-day training, participants take part in interactive, reflective discussions in large and small groups, learn techniques to lead them, and then have the opportunity to plan and facilitate a conversation and receive feedback from trainers and other participants.  Designed for community leaders, coaches, supervisors, facilitators, and anyone looking to host effective and meaningful conversations and to improve the quality of their personal and professional relationships. 


> The training fee is $450. Please visit the Facilitation Training page for details, to register and to see the full 2020 training schedule.