Forum Welcomes Malik Allen

Malik Allen

Malik Allen joined the Alaska Humanities Forum in June as the Operations Coordinator. In this newly created position, Malik supports the administrative and financial operations of the Forum, as well... Nancy Hemsath Nancy Hemsath Jul 09, 2021

2021 Annual Grants Announced

The Alaska Humanities Forum is excited to announce its 2021 annual grants awards! Six organizations across the state will each receive grants in the amount of $15,000 for projects - digital products, publications, film, exhibits, and oral histories - that engage,... Jann Mylet Jann Mylet May 21, 2021

Practicing Civic Engagement

What does it look like to practice civic engagement? This has been a question core to Forum programming throughout April, and as May comes into full swing, it begs to be reflected on.

Throughout the last few months, the Forum... Lev Greenstein Lev Greenstein May 14, 2021

Hydaburg Hero

For over 10 years, former professional athlete Damen Bell-Holter (Haida) has been working with youth and Indigenous communities around the world through basketball camps, workshops, school visits, keynote speeches, and... Jann Mylet Jann Mylet Apr 13, 2021

Alaska Artists Explain Why it Matters

As a part of the national "Why It Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation" initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon... Jann Mylet Jann Mylet Apr 05, 2021

Welcome, Helen John!

The Forum is excited to welcome Helen Panruk John as a Youth Program Coordinator.  Helen's family is from Toksook Bay and Unalakleet and she spent part of... Jann Mylet Jann Mylet Mar 05, 2021

Introducing LA24

Leadership Anchorage has launched its 24th year with a cohort of 14 leaders from a wide range of backgrounds, experience, and sectors across the Anchorage bowl.  Although restrictions in response to COVID-19 have altered delivery of the program this year,... Jann Mylet Jann Mylet Dec 08, 2020

Kameron Perez-Verdia Addresses AASB

The Forum's President & CEO Kameron Perez-Verdia recently spoke at the Association of Alaska School Boards' 67th annual conference. In this recorded address, he makes the case for... Jann Mylet Jann Mylet Nov 12, 2020