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  Danny Preston speaks with Joshua Franks about the Native Men's Wellness Program. This program was formed 3 years ago to promote healthy living. An upcoming workshop, You Are a Warrior, will be May 29th at 8 a.m.-5 p.m., located in the Gathering Room at the SCF Ahklun Mountains Building (4501 Diplomacy Drive). For more information or to sign up, contact Native Men's Wellness Program Coordinator Shon Stewman at (907) 729-5208.

Danny Preston speaks with Shea Lowery about Alaska Children & Family! The organization provides services to the youth whom have had traumatic experiences. Services include residential psychiatric treatment, community based programs and treatment foster homes offer the structure, care and expertise to help young people facing significant challenges build strong, positive, healthy lives.

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Danny Preston speaks with Jose and  James Kenningale about the upcoming performances of We're Going on a Bear Hunt! The shows range from April 21st to the 26th, and will be at the Alaska Junior Theatre.

Danny Preston speaks with Lauren Shutt about Project Ki'L. Project Ki’L seeks to demonstrate that culturally responsive education for preschool to 5th grade Alaska Native and American Indian boys results in higher academic outcomes. It helps parents, community supporters and educators meet the unique needs of Native boys. Project Ki’L also reaffirms their identity by celebrating Native heritage and traditions.

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Danny Preston speaks with Katie Marquette about REAP (Renewable Energy Alaska Project). Join REAP for another installment of their monthly Clean Energy Lecture Series tonight, Thursday, April 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Anchorage Loussac Library. Admission is free! -

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Danny Preston speaks with Karen Phillip, project manager of Project Puqigtut!

Project Puqigtut II is a 21st century online success program for Alaska Native and American Indian ASD high school students. Students are able to earn core high school credit through online coursework to get on-track to graduate, grade improvement or get ahead. For more information, visit:


Danny Preston speaks with the current Public Relations Program Coordinator, of the Southcentral Foundation, Faye Dotomain. Southcentral Foundation's 17th annual Gathering will be this Saturday, March 29th, from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. For more information, visit:

Danny Preston speaks with Mark Trahant.

Mark Trahant is an independent journalist. He serves as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage for the 2013 - 2014 academic year. The position brings nationally known journalists to teach courses and speak to students, journalists and the public in Alaska.\

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Danny Preston speaks with  the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Taber Rehbaum, and ASD member Karen Gauthier. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska strengthens our communities by providing mentors to all children who need and want a caring adult role model – special friends who can help them expand their horizons, realize their potential and enrich their futures – changing their lives.

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Danny Preston speaks with 2 members of the group Black Violin (Kev Marcus & Jody Hill). After their sold-out 2009 Atwood show, Black Violin  returns with their ultimate synergy between classical and hip-hop music. As graduates of Dillard Performing Arts High School, Black Violin chooses strings over streets using funk driven sounds and a positive message to give young people the same exposure to the arts and, therefore, the same opportunities they had.