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Respecting Yourself

Each of us is unique and self-respect might mean something different to each of us.

Read these stories from other Alaskan youth about their road to respect. Click here.


Tell your truth. Be honest about who you are and your road to respect story.

You are valuable and deserve to be valued!

Do what you love and what you believe … follow your passion.

Trust your instincts. They are usually right.

Draw your line and stick to it. Let your friends, boyfriend or girlfriend know what you feel comfortable doing and not, and stick to it.

Know what your line is and communicate it clearly.