Study details reasons youth leave coastal communities, offers solutions
- Marie Lowe, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 907-786-6534, email@example.com
Fairbanks, Alaska—An Alaska Sea Grant–funded research project completed this year found that the usual small-town issues, like the lack of jobs and recreational activities, are the primary reasons young people leave. But the report also highlights some innovative ways Alaska's youth themselves may help reverse the trend. Visit the project web page for details and the final report.