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Everyone can stand up and speak up to create change in our communities. Together we can make them safer, stronger, and communities that we all like to be in. You can do this online, at school, or with others in your community.

Let us know what you are doing and how you are creating change. You will see them posted here in 24 hours.


Recent Actions

AYEA now accepting Applications to the 2013 Civics and Conservation Summit!

In 2013, Alaska Youth for Environmental Action’s annual Civics & Conservation Summit brings 20 youth leaders to our state capital for a week of high-impact, fun-filled, and adrenaline-pumping civic engagement lessons.
Youth learn:
  • how to

Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award

These days we often hear negative stories about young people.  However, many are part of efforts to create changes, and to make their communities a better place.  Do you know a young woman who volunteers her time to make a…

Stand Up Speak Up 2012-2013 mini-grants

Want to promote respect in your community but need some funding!?! Stand Up Speak Up may be able to help! Submit for our 2012-2013 Mini-Grant and you could receive up to $2,000 to help promote respect in your community.  Applications …

St. Paul youth bring their community together!

The purpose of our softball tournament was to promote respect and non-violence as well as to bring our community together.  Fifty-five people took part of the Stand up Speak up softball tournament, and participated in a discussion on sportsmanship,…

p.o.w.e.r creating change

In Anchorage, teens decided to Take Back the Night! The Alaska Youth & Parent Foundation’s P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach Worker Education & Referral) held a community event titled Take Back the Night, which provided teens with a safe and comfortable place…