Nanook Diversity & Action Center

NEWS & EVENTS
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The 2015 United Way Chili Cook Off participants helped NDAC raise $500 for the United Way!
Our Mission

The student-led Nanook Diversity & Action Center (NDAC) promotes a community of inclusion, social justice, and cultural pluralism by providing educational activities in collaboration with student organizations, that honor and support areas of age, gender, religion, ability, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture, and sexual orientation.

NDAC goals include:

  • Increasing student awareness and appreciation for other identities/cultures.
  • Providing guidance and support to student organizations that want to program cultural events, create diversity initiatives, or provide educational opportunities that encourage cultural pluralism.
  • Providing programs that challenge the use of stereotypes.

    If you are interested in getting involved with NDAC, email uaf-ndac@alaska.edu for our current meeting time and location.

 


NDAC STUDENT ORG FUNDING
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The Nanook Diversity and Action Center is accepting funding applications for student organizations. Events must be focused on (1) inclusion, (2) education, (3) prevention, and (4) diversity. The applications will be reviewed during NDAC meetings. Provide as much information as possible. Applicants may be asked to further clarify certain information and/or present to the board. Apply now! (The application can be found by signing on to OrgSync. Click here to access the application.)



RESOURCES for PREVENTION


Alcohol and Drug Help

Turning Point Counseling Services
315 5th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-374-7776
www.turningpointcounselingservices.com

Tanana Chiefs Conference
Behavioral Health
122 1st Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-452-8251
www.tananachiefs.org

Fairbanks Native Association
Ralph Perdue Center
3100 South Cushman Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-452-6251
www.fairbanksnative.org

Women’s and Children’s Center for Inner Healing
1027 Evergreen Street
Fairbanks, AK 99709
907-451-8164
www.fairbanksnative.org

Hope Counseling Center
926 Aspen Street
Fairbanks, AK 99709
907-451-8208
www.hopecounselingcenter.org

Crisis Helplines

National Gay and Lesbian Crisis Line
800-SOS-GAYS (24 hours)

The Trevor Project (national)
866-4-u-trevor (866-488-7386)
24 hour hotline for LGBTQ youth

Careline Crisis Intervention
Crisis Line 24 hours
(907) 452-HELP (4357)
1-877-266-HELP (4357)

Health

Interior AIDS Association
710 Third Ave.
Fairbanks, AK 99707
(907) 452-4222
(907) 452-8176 (fax)
www.interioraids.org

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living
726 26th Ave Ste 1
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(800) 478-7273 / (907) 452-7273 (crisis line)
(907) 452-2293 (office)
www.iacnvl.org/
Domestic violence & sexual assault advocacy

Stevie’s Place
726 26th Avenue Ste 2
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 456-2866 Phone
(907) 451-8125 Facsimile
http://www.rcpcfairbanks.org/stevies_place.php
Child advocacy


Suicide Prevention

Arctic Resource Center for Suicide Prevention (ARCSP)
816 28th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 987-6829
http://www.arcsp.org


Churches, etc.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fairbanks
4448 Pikes Landing Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 451-8838
www.uuff.org

Fairbanks Lutheran Church
1012 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-3425
www.fairbankslutheran.org

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