CIRI nonprofit affiliates to take part in 2010 AFN Conference

The Alaska Native Justice Center (ANJC) will be hosting a fundraising reception at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge on Friday, Oct. 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The fundraiser will benefit ANJC’s mission of promoting justice through culturally based advocacy, prevention and intervention initiatives to restore dignity, respect, and humanity to all Alaska Natives. To RSVP, call Mary at (907) 739-3552 or e-mail

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation (KNBA 90.3 FM) will once again provide gavel-to-gavel coverage on air Oct. 21-23. KNBA will share coverage with KYUK 640 AM, and KSUA 91.5 FM, Fairbanks’ college station. KNBA will also host a sponsor table at the Carlson Center during the convention.

Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) and Cook Inlet Lending Center (CILC) will be participating at the conference in conjunction with Association of Alaska Housing Authorities (AAHA). CIHA encourages AFN attendees to stop by the AAHA booth at the Carlson Center to learn more about CIHA, CILC and housing opportunities throughout Alaska.

Southcentral Foundation will be involved with the Elders’ and Youth conference and will have a booth. Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC) will have a booth and CITC President and CEO Gloria O’Neill will be AFN’s keynote speaker.