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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
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
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
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!
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
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.
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