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Sitka Youth Promote Building Relationships with new Poster

Sitka Youth Leadership Committee (SYLC) recently created a poster to bring attention to the relationship between Sitka High School and Mount Edgecumbe High School. The poster asks why the two schools only meet in “battle” and encourages students to connect outside … Continue reading

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Juneau Teens Awarded a Spirit of Youth Award

Six youth from Juneau Douglas and Thunder Mountain high schools were awarded a Spirit of Youth Award in Anchorage for their short film promoting healthy relationships, healthy sexuality and nonviolence. They led interviews, edited footage and put together the final production. Analicia … Continue reading

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Anchorage Youth Host Community Event

Anchorage youth carried out their project by hosting a community dinner, which featured a round table for businesses and organizations to provide resources and engagement and volunteer opportunities for youth. In addition to connecting youth and supporting adults, the community … Continue reading

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Juneau’s Lead On! for Peace & Equality Digital Story

Teens from the Juneau group of Lead On! students have created a wonderful short film on healthy relationships. The film includes a great discussion about boundaries, violence prevention and consent. Watch it below!

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Homer teens shine light on stress, anxiety and depression

Click here to read an article about Lauren Cardwell a Lead On! participant from Homer, Alaska.  The article talks about how Homer teens decided on their Lead On! project, which was to host a community gathering to shine a light … Continue reading

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Teens Acting Against Violence make a film about consent

Watch a great video made by Teens Acting Against Violence in Bethel, Alaska below. In the short film, students talk about what consent means to them.

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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. To learn … Continue reading

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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 and the power of youth … Continue reading

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