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Solutions for Alaska's fiscal future

...position paper with options for cutting education and social service funding, adding taxes and using Permanent Fund reserves...governments, they can fund more of their own education and social service expenses.Many states have adopted a program called...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-06-14/solutions-alaskas-fiscal-future
Letters
Alaska is No. 1 in brain injuries, and an expert is visiting Southeast to explain why

...community members who may work with people who have sustained a head injury: law enforcement and behavioral health and social service providers, coaches attorneys and more - really, "anyone interested in learning about what brain injury is, what...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-15/alaska-no-1-brain-injuries-and-expert-v
Local
CCS hires new executive director

...policy and program development at the Division of Public Assistance. She has broad knowledge of state and federal social service programs and how to navigate often-complex requirements for Medicaid eligibility and funding.Prior to her state...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-29/ccs-hires-new-executive-director
Art
My Turn: The importance of Housing First

...project.This critically important project addresses a long-standing problem in Juneau. Juneau's many housing and social service agencies and the Assembly deserve credit for bringing this issue to the forefront and recognizing the investment we...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-11/my-turn-importance-housing-first
Opinion
Homelessness conference brainstorms solutions

...brought together homeless people, representatives of social service agencies and others concerned about the issue, Anchorage...help getting sobriety.Alexie said the public and social service agencies need to see people experiencing homelessness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/homelessness-conference-brainstorms-sol
State
Juneau Community Foundation announces $1M in grant funds

...endowment and a requirement of 5 percent annually be granted to Juneau organizations and agencies working in specific social service areas. The foundation started its grant program in October with six listening and learning sessions. This provided...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-01/juneau-community-foundation-announc
Neighbors
'Choose Respect' funding cut hours after rally

...O'Neal Cole said."Sometimes what social services doesn't do so well is to get private businesses and non-social service people involved," she said. "While there is definitely a connection between alcohol and domestic violence, alcohol...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/choose-respect-funding-cut-hours-after-
State | Local | AK legislature
City social service grant plan revised

...add city grant funding to five social service programs and take away assistance...Wednesday that would fund 15 of 26 social service grant requests. The Assembly...set aside $472,500 for Juneau social service grants and received requests worth...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052302/loc_socialplan.shtml
News
Social service groups to share space in new nonprofit center

...nonprofit center has opened near Salmon Creek, with three social service organizations setting up shop and others likely to...in business." As space becomes available, other social service nonprofits will be invited into the center. Contact...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040210/loc_599507341.shtml
News
Assembly adds money to social service programs

...Thursday to boost funding for local social service programs by $215,000 this year...000 set aside earlier to fund 15 social service programs. Another $215,000...use the additional revenue for social service programs. "It's important...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053102/loc_assembly2.shtml
News

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