The Anchorage Public Library, Alaska Bar Association, ACLU of Alaska, Anchorage Youth Court, and Welcoming Anchorage be will be hosting a Welcoming Week Civics Fair in recognition of Citizenship & Constitution Day. Mayor Ethan Berkowitz will speak on civic duty, and other speakers will address community engagement, and the Constitution. More than 20 civic organizations will host booths that will highlight how individuals can become civically engaged. Participating organizations include the AK Humanities Forum, Alaska Literacy Program, Big Brothers Big Sisters, 907Hub, League of Women Voters/AK Youth Vote, and the First Alaskans Institute. Participants at the event will have the opportunity to play with Civics flash cards, and receive a Civics Fair button (custom made on-site), and a free coffee or hot cocoa donated by the Loussac café.
For more information contact Stacia McGourty, at McGourtySA@muni.org, or 907-343-2856.