In Trust For Us: The Story of the Alaska Permanent Fund

“When Alaskans created the permanent fund, it was a grand experiment. Other oil provinces had tried to preserve some of their wealth for future generations — few, if any, had succeeded.” This documentary from 2004 examines the Alaska permanent fund and its history.

Juneau World Affairs Council

Refugees on the Border

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “Refugees on the Border” with Susan Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald has fed hundreds of refugees and housed some herself as a volunteer at El Calvario Refugee Shelter in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 40 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. She moved to New Mexico in 2006 after retiring from a long career…

Juneau World Affairs Council

The Democracy for All Amendment

The Juneau World Affairs Council presents “The Democracy for All Amendment” with Jeff Clements. Clements is the president of American Promise, a cross-partisan advocacy nonprofit seeking a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to limit money’s influence on elections. The organization is aiming for passage by 2026.

Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2019

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. After successful…