March 3, 2022 — Victoria Shanklin — Internet Safety for Children: A Million Strangers in Their Pocket

Victoria Shanklin, Executive Director of Victims for Justice, is an experienced nonprofit leader who has been working in the field of victim services since 2004. Here presentation will describe a multimedia project to promote Internet safety for children. Shanklin has served in management roles in communications, outreach, and development at two other Anchorage nonprofits that […]

Feb. 3, 2022 — David Reamer — From Housing Discrimination to Chinchillas: Engaging with the Full Spectrum of History

David Reamer is an academic and public historian who has published on subjects as diverse as baseball, housing discrimination, the 18th century English Gin Craze, and toilet paper. He writes weekly for the Anchorage Daily News (Histories of Anchorage) and daily on Twitter (@anc_historian). Although most historians specialize in topic, approach, or both, David’s subject […]

Jan. 6, 2022 — Frank Baker — 50 years of Alaska outdoor adventures through the seasons: nature’s and his own

Author, photographer, and outdoorsman Frank Baker will begin his presentation with a 10-minute slide show of the four seasons. He will follow with a discussion of how his outdoor adventures paralleled those season while dealing with age-related health issues, injuries, and other challenges. Frank will describe his motivations to write and photograph these adventures and […]