Anchorage’s response to homelessness has seen some success, but there’s more to do, says exiting CSS director, Alaska Public Media, November 2021

Afghan Refugees in Alaska, Radio Free Palmer, September 2021

Anchorage refugee assistance program readies for up to 100 people fleeing Afghanistan, KSKA, September 2021

Alaskans With Food Insecurity Need Your Help, Here’s How. KBEAR, September 2021

100,000 Alaskans Are Hungry. Fight Food Insecurity During Hunger Action Month, KBEAR, September 2021


New study highlights different types of homelessness in Anchorage, KSKA, October 2020

Subzero Anchorage temps a matter of life and death for those experiencing homelessness, Anchorage Public Media, January 2020


Alaska’s history of immigration goes farther back than you might think, Alaska Public Media, October 2019

The effort to end homelessness, Alaska Public Media, April 2019

Alaska Community Foundation raises $100M to support statewide nonprofits, Alaska Public Media, January 2019


Christmas with Catholic Charities Alaska and “All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914,” Just Love from The Catholic Channel, SiriusXM, December 2018

Reflections on giving and volunteering in the community, Hometown Alaska from KSKA, Alaska Public Media, November 2018

Help for those in need for the holiday season, Talk of Alaska from KSKA, Alaska Public Media, November 2018

Preventing homelessness and why it matters, Talk of Alaska from KSKA, Alaska Public Media, February 2018


CSS’ Executive Director Lisa Aquino on the Dave Stieren Show to talk RAIS and the Supreme Court decision on refugees and immigrants, KFQD, July 6, 2017

An Anchorage program has people role-playing in a refugee camp, Alaska Public Media, June 2017

Meet Salim Amadi, from Somalia, Alaska Public Media, June 2017

New respite program helps homeless people heal, Alaska Public Media, May 2017

Meet Zaugun Tangbou, from Burma, Alaska Public Media, March 2017

Meet Clara Williams, from Michigan, Alaska Public Media, March 2017

Immigration and refugees in Alaska, and the President’s executive orders, Alaska Public Media, February 2017

Refugee art show highlights local stories of people impacted by the ban, Alaska Public Media, February 2017

CSS’ Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services on the Dave Stieren Show, KFQD, February 2, 2017


Closing down homeless camps creating short-term problems, long-term solutions, Alaska Public Media, August 2016

City pressure, fire dangers push homeless resources over capacity, Alaska Public Media, July 2016

Slipping through the safety net, KNBA, Native America Calling, January 2016


A closer look: Brother Francis Shelter, Alaska Public Media, November 2015

Candlelight vigil honors people who died on the streets of Anchorage, Alaska Public Media, October 2015

Cleaning up to be with his kid – Stories from Brother Francis Shelter, Alaska Public Media, August 2015

It’s good to be here – Working at the Brother Francis Shelter, Alaska Public Media, August 2015

From working to homeless and back again-a story of hope from the Brother Francis Shelter, Alaska Public Media, August 2015

Homeless in Alaska, CSS case manager talks about issues and what’s working on Alaska Edition, Alaska Public Media, August 2015

Storytelling gives refugee teens a voice in their new community, Alaska Public Media, August 2015

Refugees in Alaska, Alaska Public Media, April 2015

Cuts to homeless grants threaten shelters statewide, KNOM, February 2015

Post-holiday lull means less public attention for homeless needs, Alaska Public Media, January 2015

Archived Stories

Kids these days, Podcast, KSKA, August 2011

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