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AE Capital City Weekly This time last year, Nathan Block was in jail. A veteran who served two years in Iraq and three months in Afghanistan, when he returned he suffered from post traumatic stress disorder and had a hard time adjusting. He moved to Juneau to attempt to get away from it all, but ended up using drugs and robbing a downtown jewelry store. And then he ended up in jail.

'Flying University' launches inmates into better futures

Emily King, seated, listens as Nathan Block addresses a class at Yaakoosge Daakahidi. King is a senior at UAS. This fall, she organized a poetry workshop with both UAS and Lemon Creek  students.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
Emily King, seated, listens as Nathan Block addresses a class at Yaakoosge Daakahidi. King is a senior at UAS. This fall, she organized a poetry workshop with both UAS and Lemon Creek students.
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