How do engineers respond when things go wrong? Fred Nelson will provide insight from a structural engineer acting in the capacity of a FEMA responder to the catastrophic loss of life at the Oso (Wa) mudslide in 2015 and the recent response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
In February 2017 the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Alaska Section released a report card rating Alaska infrastructure at C-. This report card covers airports (C), bridges (B-), ports and harbors (D), wastewater (D), and more. Come learn about the condition of Alaska and national infrastructure, and what we can do to advance solutions.
Are you interested in gaining information and strategies to meet the challenges of living with a mental health condition? NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, nine-week course connecting adults to information, mutual support, and resources to support life-long changes. Classes start February 10th and will be held Saturdays from 12:30-2:30 PM.
The small group setting and curriculum offer current information on various diagnoses, treatment and wellness options, illness management and self-care strategies and closes with Mindfulness practice.
The Parent Board meets quarterly to set policy and direction for program goals and activities, to oversee budget expenditures, and to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. The committee addresses issues and opportunities related to the academic and cultural advancement of Alaska Native / Native American children. This forum is an excellent means to participate in your child's education. Parents who cannot commit to all meetings are most welcome to attend whenever possible.
Welcome to this year's early learning conference! AEYC is pleased to partner with the Juneau Suicide Prevention Coalition (JSPC) to focus on resilience across the life cycle, and bring participants together across generations. Come fill your treasure box with hands-on tools, strategies, resources, and curriculum ideas to build resilience, and reduce and mitigate adverse childhood experiences.
Lighting the Way to Resilience
Thursday, March 15th, 2018 | 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Juneau architect, Wayne Jensen, will present on the construction of the Alaska Capitol as part of the City Museum’s on-going Coffee & Collections series on February 10th, 2018 from 10:30-Noon at the Valley Public Library. Coffee & Collections is a free event, and coffee will be provided thanks to a generous donation by Heritage Coffee Company.
Presentation by Fred Thorsteinson
The Sinking of the SS Princess Sophia
The City Museum is excited to host guest speaker, Fred Thorsteinson, for December's Coffee and Collections presentation on the sinking of the SS Princess Sophia. As a member of the Pioneers of Alaska Fred is working with other members of the organization to create a memorial to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the sinking of the S.S. Princess Sophia and to preserve the history of Juneau’s heroic response to the disaster. Please join us to learn about this local historical event.
Are you concerned about a loved one’s mental health? Connect to information and resources.
NAMI Family & Friends is a free, 4-hour seminar informs and supports family members, friends and significant others who have a loved one struggling with anxiety, depression, psychosis, harmful thoughts or related challenges. Participants will receive an overview of:
o Mental illness warning signs and symptoms
o Treatment & wellness options
o Brain 101 and introduction to medications
o Communication and care-giving strategies
This class is also being offered at 5:30 pm. It is being presented by education specialist Amber Smith. It is free to atten and pre-registration is not required.
Come and join us for an interactive and informative talk about activities from thesocial, physical, emotional, and even spiritual aspect. Our goal will be to identify caring approaches that motivate and support successful involvement in diverse and personally meaningful activities for men and women living with dementia.