March 7–Laura Atwood–Changing Perceptions of Anchorage Animal Care and Control …by Making Connections and Creating Community

As the Public Relations Coordinator for Anchorage Animal Care and Control (AACC), Laura Atwood engages with the Anchorage community every day, whether through social media, shelter tours, school presentations or press interviews. Since starting at AACC in 2014, her goal has been to change the perception of Anchorage’s open-admission animal shelter from “the pound” to […]

Nov. 1. 2018–Dawnell Smith–The Writer’s Block: A Community Word Hub…a look at the many ways words fill our space, to build and share community

Dawnell Smith is a founder and co-owner of Writer’s Block Bookstore & Café. She has lived in Alaska for 30 years and worked as a brewer, journalist, nonprofit administrator, communications strategist, and mom, among other things. She currently makes a living in the nonprofit and gig economy. On the rare occasion she’s not working, she […]