Introducing Aud and Rachael

The Forum's programs keep expanding and our staff roster grows to accommodate!

Meet Workshop Coordinator Aud Pleas and Vice President of Development Rachael McPherson.  Both joined us in October, and are fully engaged in their new... Nancy Hemsath Nancy Hemsath Nov 09, 2021

Oliviah Franke Joins the Forum

Oliviah Franke

New Conversation Programs Coordinator, Oliviah Franke, came to the Forum at the end of July from the U.S. Forest Service, where she had supported  conservation education efforts. She helped us craft her Forum Profile... Nancy Hemsath Nancy Hemsath Aug 09, 2021

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