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Unalaska Youth Host Community Wide Scavenger Hunt

Lead On! youth from Unalaska hosted an awesome community scavenger hunt! The purpose of this project is to promote youth leadership, respect, and to promote positive youth and adult partnerships between youth and adults in Unalaska.  Through a community wide … Continue reading

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Juneau Lead On! Youth Host TeenTopia Event

Six Juneau youth who attended Lead On! spent months planning a free event for teens in Juneau to connect with one another and learn about healthy relationships. The event, TeenTopia was a huge success with over 150 teens attending. Students … Continue reading

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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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