Monthly Meeting Date Changed: January 9, 2020

Happy New Year, and welcome to election year 2020!

Tongass Democrats will hold our monthly business meeting next week on Thursday, January 9th. This is a change from our usual schedule, as our meeting is usually the first Thursday of the month.

When: 5:15 pm Thursday January 9th

Where: IBEW Hall, 813 W. 12th Street

Business meetings are an important way we as a party do our portion of the work of democracy, so I hope you can make it.

See you there!

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CBJ Meetings for the week of Dec. 9, 2019

Please check the CBJ website to see if there have been any last-minute additions, cancellations or changes.

Dec. 9
– Public Works and Facilities Committee, Noon, Assembly Chambers.
– Assembly Lands Committee, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.
– Human Rights Commission, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.
– CBJ Assembly Committee of the Whole, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Dec. 10
– Assembly/JSD School Facilities CIP & Maintenance Committee, 8:15 a.m., City Hall Room 224.
– Juneau Commission on Aging, 10:30 a.m., JEDC Conference Room.
– Bid Opening: Term Contract for CBJ Paratransit Services Contractor (Bid No. 20-114), 2 p.m., Assembly Chambers.
– All Hazards Preparedness Activity Committee – LEPC Subcommittee, 5 p.m., Suwanna Thai Cafe.
– Bartlett Regional Hospital Board Compliance Committee, 5:15 p.m., BRH Admin. Boardroom.
– Pederson Hill Lottery Drawing, 5:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers.
– Airport Board Regular Meeting, 6 p.m., Glacier Valley Fire Station Training Room.
– Planning Commission, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Dec. 11
– Hospital Board Finance Committee, 7 a.m., BRH Admin. Boardroom.
– Juneau Local Emergency Planning Committee, 11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Library.
– Utility Advisory Board, Noon, Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant.
– Tourism and Neighborhood Associations Public Meeting, 5 p.m., Downtown Library Large Meeting Room,
– Building Code Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Station.
– Docks & Harbors OPS/Planning Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall Room 224.
– Douglas Advisory Board, 5:30 p.m., Douglas Library Meeting Room.
– Parks and Recreation Open House, 5:30 p.m., Senate Mall Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room.

Dec. 12
– Eaglecrest Summer Operations Task Force, Noon, City Hall Room 224.
– Title 49 Committee Meeting, Noon, Marine View Building 4th Floor Large Conference Room.
– Dock and Harbors Finance Subcommittee, 3 p.m., City Hall Room 224.
– Eaglecrest Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Room 224.
– Blueprint Downtown Steering Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Dec. 13
– Juneau School District Facilities Committee Meeting, Noon, JSD Offices Glacier Room.

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How it Happened: the Molly Hootch Case Revisited

By: Kim Metcalfe

The Alaska education system prior to statehood was a dual, segregated school system, in which Alaska Natives went to state or federally run schools, and white children went to locally run schools.*

Native schools in remote Alaskan villages went only through the 8th grade. At this point, Native children had the choice of traveling hundreds and even thousands of miles to a boarding school, or ending their education. If their family agreed to send them to a boarding school, the child would be away from home for nine months.

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CBJ meetings for the week of Dec. 2, 2019

Please check the CBJ website to see if there have been any last-minute additions, cancellations or changes.

Dec. 2

  • Assembly Committee of the Whole, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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CBJ meetings for the week of Nov. 25, 2019

Please check the CBJ website to see if there have been any last-minute additions, cancellations or changes.

Monday, Nov. 25

  • Assembly Human Resources Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.
  • Assembly Meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

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