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In our September 2023 community update: September is Suicide Prevention Month Question, Persuade & Refer (QPR) training is designed to help anyone feel more confident talking to someone struggling with thoughts of suicide.  Next training: October 16th!  Using PRIDE skills to support young children: a mini-tutorial Read the newsletter

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Block ParTAY: August 18, 2023 Celebrating community and youth engagement programs! Hosted by Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center Thank you to everyone who joined us for our second annual Block ParTAY on August 18th! We enjoyed sunshine, music by Witty Youngman, games, and food from House of Birria, Holly Dogs, and Beans Cafe!

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In our August 2023 community update: Join us for our Block ParTAY for transition age youth in Anchorage, August 18th!  New group for parents in Fairbanks: Fire-proof Parenting! Starting School tips for kindergarteners and Back to School events for families! Read the newsletter

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Block ParTAY: August 18, 2 -5:30 pm Celebrate community and youth engagement programs! Hosted by Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center Join us for our second annual Block ParTAY (TAY = transition age youth, get it?) at the Koot's parking lot on Spenard on Friday, August 18th, from 2:00 - 5:30 PM. This event is free and open to the

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Alaska Seeds of Change is celebrating its birthday! Come join the crew at Alaska Seeds of Change to celebrate another successful year of serving Anchorage area youth! Alaska Seeds of Change provides vocational training for transition age youth, with a focus on personal growth and development and access to on-site mental health care as

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graphic drawing of cotopus and words Sierra Rae Parker
Sierra's Designs: A Pop-Up Art Show to Honor Sierra's Memory and Benefit Alaska Seeds of Change Sierra Parker was a dedicated volunteer at Alaska Seeds of Change for several years.  She helped with graphic design and led teams of volunteers from her workplace. When COVID hit, she had lunch delivered to the youth. She died of alcoholic cirrhosis

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Block ParTAY: June 9, 4- 7 pm Celebrate Alaska Seeds of Change and the POWER Center Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate programs that serve transition age youth and their mental health needs! We're especially thankful for the partnership with Spirit of Youth in planning and hosting this event! Thank you, event

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Alaska Seeds of Change is recruiting Apprentices & Volunteers! Alaska Seeds of Change is a unique program to help young people develop job skills while addressing mental health needs. The program works with young people to develop vocational skills in an indoor hydroponic farm and in outdoor gardens in the summer.  Seeds is now recruiting

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Between June and November, the crew at Alaska Seeds of Change chopped, diced, and fermented 80 vats of fresh Alaska produce to make a full-line of fermented vegetable products. The end result: more than 150 cases of kimchi and kraut to sell through the winter. Plus a lot of learning. Evies Brinery Products: Spring Radish Kimchi • Thai

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This fall we said goodbye to Chase*, in the best possible way. After completing his apprenticeship with Alaska Seeds of Change, Chase moved on to full-time employment in a commercial hydroponic farm in Anchorage.   Learning to Trust Himself In his nine months with Alaska Seeds of Change, Chase learned all the aspects of running a hydroponic farm

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