Press Conference: Holiday Laptop Drive Launched to Help the Growing Number of Foster Youth in Alaska

Rep. Les Gara (ANCHORAGE) – Today, Representative Les Gara (D-Anchorage) and Facing Foster Care in Alaska (FFCA) are launching a Laptops for Foster Youth Holiday Drive with a press conference at 11 a.m. They will announce the drive, which will be augmented by a recent $20,000 donation, at the Dimond Center in Anchorage. The press conference will take place at the entrance just west of Best Buy. Following the press conference Rep. Gara and Facing Foster Care in Alaska co-founder Amanda Metivier will purchase discounted computers at local stores.
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Note from Rep. Gara: Launching Holiday “Laptops 4 Foster Youth” Drive, Saving You $, Holiday Giving & Not Wasting More State $ On Rockets

Rep. Les Gara It’s close to the Holidays. If you’re like me, you don’t want to talk a lot of politics. So let’s talk about: 1. The launch of our 2014 Holiday Laptops for Foster Youth Drive (thanks to you we’ve matched roughly 400 laptops with foster youth so far); 2. A potential last??? chance for you to get State Rebate$ for upgrading the heating and energy efficiency at your homes; and, 3. Holiday donation and volunteer needs if you haven’t figured where to direct your efforts.
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Rep. Kito’s Newsletter: Happy Holidays

Rep. Sam Kito III With many new exciting changes coming, and as we look forward to 2015, I want to wish everyone a safe, healthy and happy holiday season. Personally, 2014 has been an exciting year filled with big changes and lots of hard work. I am grateful to all the people in the communities I represent who have supported me and shared their hopes for a strong and healthy Southeast Alaska. Together, we can make positive changes that will ensure our children have a bright future.
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Rep. Tarr’s Newsletter: Erin’s Law & Healthcare Enrollment

Rep. Geran Tarr I am very excited to announce that I will be pre-filing legislation to enact Erin’s Law during the 29th Legislative Session. Last session, Erin’s Law had over 20 co-sponsors, as well as support from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. Erin and I also received widespread support from teachers, parents, and child abuse survivors.
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