This site offers a way to get more information on respect and relationships. It will help you to connect with other youth that are interested in respectful relationships, being a leader in their school and in their communities, and ending violence.

Check out our Downloads and Videos pages for resources you can use to talk about respect in your community.



Lead On! For Peace and Equality is a youth leadership mini-summit aimed at promoting peace and equality throughout Alaska. Youth attend workshops by local and national speakers and create projects for their home communities. Lead On! is just another way youth are Standing Up and Speaking Up to end violence.

Lead On 2013 Digital Story


When I am an Elder is the latest addition to a number of public service announcements, posters, and materials developed with youth committed to creating a better world and Standing Up and Speaking Up to end violence.



Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) Learn about Green Dot

This April Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) learned about the Green Dot bystander intervention program. Two local health nurses visited TAAV to talk about how teens can distract, delegate, or be direct as active bystanders to prevent violence.

Homer Teens hold Slam n’ Jam Event

Teens in Homer at the Rec Room held a Slam n’ Jam event, where teens came together to let their voices be heard! Great way to bring youth to the table and explore art, storytelling…

Southeast Youth Featured at the Statewide Prevention Summit

Lead On! Youth from Sitka and Juneau held a panel recently at the Statewide Prevention Summit. To listen to the teens talk about what it means to be a good leader, you can read and listen to the story

Stand Up Speak up mini-grants now accepting applications!

Want to promote respect in your community but need some funding!?! Stand Up Speak Up may be able to help! Submit for our 2013-2014 Mini-Grant and you could receive up to $2,000 to help promote respect in your community.  Applications …

2013 Stand Up Speak Up mini-grants!

Between February and June 2013, forty-four Alaskan youth helped shape the future of their communities.  While youth used a variety of ways to get their messages across, the end result was that throughout the state, SUSU youth projects gave youth

2013 REBOUND trip a success!

This June, 9 girls attended REBOUND, a yearly kayak trip focused on developing and promote respect, teen leadership, and healthy relationships for Alaskan youth.  Youth Stand Up Speak Up mini-grant recipients hosted an outdoor leadership program that focuses on healthy…