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RAISE Offers Interns an Active Winter Program

Southcentral Foundation’s RAISE program hosts interns year round, teaching job skills like resume writing, interview prep, and portfolio building.

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Book Inspires High School Students to Implement

Have you heard of Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food? It details an experiment that strongly supports the theory that abandoning a Western diet in favor of one consisting of traditional foods can lead to vast improvements in your health. Last year, a group of Igiugig High School students got their hands on Pollan’s book, and after reading it, were compelled to initiate
a Native food challenge in their community.

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Toy Making Allows Men to Connect While Giving Back to the Community

Learning circles are opportunities for people to connect and build relationships through a variety of wellness activities.

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Covenant House Alaska Raises Awareness of Homeless Youth

On Nov. 16, people gathered in Anchorage’s Town Square Park to take part in the annual Covenant House Candlelight Vigil, which raises awareness of youth who have no place to call home.

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Pediatric Christmas Project Creates Handmade Holiday Gifts for Children

Many children who are admitted at the Alaska Native Medical Center over the holidays will enjoy homemade crafts for Christmas — thanks to the Alaska Native Medical Campus’ Pediatric Christmas Project.

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Southcentral Foundation Receives Second Malcolm Baldrige Award

Six years ago, Southcentral Foundation was awarded the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the highest presidential honor for performance excellence. Now, SCF has wowed for the second time.

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Prayers Lift up the Alaska Native Health Campus

Southcentral Foundation President/CEO Dr. Katherine Gottlieb, employees, customer-owners, and community members gathered for the third annual Prayer Walk on Sept. 5.

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Popular New Learning Circle Inspired by Wellness Intern

Tyler Uppaaruluk Young; Tsimshian, Eagle Clan from Metlakatla and Sugpiaq (Alutiiq) from Port Graham; grew up in Anchorage and spent time in Juneau as a young adult.