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SAYiT's second episode of their new podcast, The Art of Being You, has just been released! Tune in to listen to youth across Alaska share their LGBTQ+Pride stories! Subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts or in SoundCloud! SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/storyworks/episode-2-pride-identity?in=storyworks/sets/the-art-of-being-you&utm_so...“The Art of Being You” is about what we, Alaska’s youth, are made of, how we perceive the world and ourselves, and what lessons have helped each of us find our unique identities. Our second episode is about youth and their LGBTQ+pride stories in honor of pride month which took place in June! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Ms. Temperance Tinker-Kays for winning a $25,000 Milken Educator Award! The Milken Educator Award recognizes outstanding educators who are furthering excellence in education. On April 6, 2022 at West Anchorage High School, Ms. Temperance was surprised with the announcement of this honor and a $25,000 check! Temperance is one of our awesome partner teachers at West Anchorage High School, and she is also one of the co-founders of Story Works Alaska!! Congratulations to Ms. Temperance Tinker-Kays again for winning this award. We just wanted to share the happy news and celebrate her. ... See MoreSee Less

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"I want people to know that they are not alone"Cici shared her experience of what she went through at the start of the pandemic and how that affected her mental health, but in turn also helped her find her passion in life. Listen to Cici's story by clicking the link below!soundcloud.com/storyworks/cici?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Thanks so much for sharing your story Cici! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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"I remember giving it my all and swimming as fast as I could."Maya shared her story of overcoming a challenge and gaining confidence as she takes her sister's place in a swimming competition. Listen to Maya's story by clicking the link below!soundcloud.com/arctic-entries/miya?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharingHuge thanks to Maya for sharing her story with us! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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"My whole childhood was shattered into pieces." Back in the Fall of 2019 in Mr. Reese's classroom at Dimond High School, Andrew shared his story of when his "childhood ended" after finding out the truth of his beloved holiday. Big thanks to Andrew for sharing his awesome story with us! Listen to what Andrew found out by clicking the link below!soundcloud.com/storyworks/andrew?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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"We grab the ice picks and we start just digging and digging at the tires, at least get one out."Last year in her journalism class, Kristy shared her story of a time when she went driving and the life lesson she took from that experience! Listen to Kristy's story by clicking the link below!soundcloud.com/storyworks/kristy?in=storyworks/sets/2021-2022-school-year&utm_source=clipboard&ut...Big thanks to Kristy for sharing her story with us! ... See MoreSee Less

4 weeks ago  ·  

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Our first episode of Looking Forward, Climate Doomerism is out! Link below to tune in on SoundCloud, as well as share and explore reflections through a little community storyboard on padlet. This episode examines the impact of climate change on mental health. Swipe/scroll for prompts to help you reflect and resources for support 💜Listen here: soundcloud.com/storyworks/episode-1-climate-doomerismShare reflections here: padlet.com/info21309/4zwx08adp1b22rky ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago  ·  

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