Welcoming Anchorage Community Celebration 2022

September 15, 2022 - 04:00 pm
Join us at the Welcoming Anchorage Community Celebration! The event will be held at Grow North Farm (3601 Mountainview Drive) on September 15th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Visit with organizations tabling at the event, enjoy hot food from Cherry Tacang of Cherry’s Fresh Foods serving Coconut Chicken Noodle Soup, and fresh produce from the farm stand!
Thanks to the generosity of Welcoming Anchorage, the first 120 people to arrive will receive at $5 veggie voucher! That means you’ll receive $5 off your purchase of fresh produce from the farmers onsite!
Heartfelt gratitude for all the agencies who will be there with activities and giveaways:
Alaska Literacy Program
ACLU of Alaska
Anchorage School District
Anchorage Public Library
Anchorage Museum
Office of Senator Dan Sullivan
Alaska Institute for Justice
Anchorage Municipal Ombudsman’s Office
The Welcoming Anchorage initiative has five pillars: Employment and entrepreneurship; Civic Engagement; Connected, safe and healthy communities; Equitable access; Education:
• Civic Engagement: Activities under this pillar include hosting annual Welcoming Week activities; hosting community wide diversity events, creating community partnerships, and designing and hosting civic engagement academies.
• Connected, Safe, & Healthy Communities: Activities under this pillar include promoting public safety, education about the law, and cultural awareness among service providers.
• Economic Development & Entrepreneurship: Activities under this pillar include ensuring engagement in all sectors of Anchorage’s economy by tearing down barriers to entry and minimizing “brain waste;” promoting entrepreneurship opportunities.
• Education: Activities under this pillar may include building cradle to career opportunities for newcomers including childhood and adult education and ESL opportunities.
• Equitable Access: Activities under this pillar include ensuring access for limited English proficient residents and eliminating barriers to community services.

Event Details

Festival/Fair, Food and Drink, Music