graduation blitz 2018! #2018ANCGrads #GRADLOVE

Join us for a city-wide celebration to honor the class of 2018, inspire future grads and reinforce the message to families and community members that graduation is an important milestone that we value as a community. 

Help us blitz the city with messages of support and pride for our graduates - from Chugiak to Girdwood!

When: April 30 - May 18, 2018 (when graduations are held across the district.)

It's easy!
1.  Display a poster congratulating the class of 2018 in your home, office or neighborhood. 
2.  Grab your colleagues, family and friends and take a picture with a Grad Jamie.
3.  Post your pictures on social media using #GRADLOVE #2018ANCGRADS.

Where can I get a poster?

  • Pick up a poster and a Grad Jamie at the Loussac Library.

  • Pick up a poster and a Grad Jamie at United way of Anchorage - 701 W 8th Ave, Suite 230

  • Posters will be inserted in Anchorage Daily News on April 29.

  • Grab one of the graphics below to print up or create your own design!


Volunteer opportunities

Blitz Week

Help us blitz the town with a resounding "Congratulations" to the class of 2018! We'll be giving away posters and Grad Jamies during the week of April 23rd to local businesses. Grab a group of friends and colleagues and we'll provide a map and a list of businesses for you to visit. Days and times are flexible so don't hesitate to join in! Click here to sign up.  

Grad Chalk

Join us May 10th from 5 pm - 6 pm at any of the major high schools for Grad Chalk! We'll be chalking the park with congratulations to the graduating class. Click here to sign up!

We will also being chalking the alternative schools, but dates will vary. Contact Kelsey at kpreecs@ak.org for more information.  



We're hoping to see lots of different designs and messages throughout the city and we encourage you to create your own posters, signs and badges or feel free to grab any of the images below to post and print!

Grad Blitz Poster - 8.5 x 11

Facebook Cover Photo

Social Media Post

Twitter Cover Photo

Leader Board Ad

Square Digital Ad

Find the full list of graduation dates HERE

What else can I do to encourage grads?
Make a gift to support the 90% by 2020 Community Partnership work to push our graduation rate those last ten points to 90% by 2020.  

Questions or suggestions? Contact 90by2020@ak.org.