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Letter: Be a suicide prevention advocate this week, all year

...that empowers peer leaders, with the guidance of adult advisors, to change unhealthy norms in the school environment...substance use. Approximately 90 peer leaders and 15 adult advisors have participated in the program in Juneau schools.The...
Healthy relationships by teens, for teens

...opportunity to do it."The teens received support from Teen Council organizer Cori Stennett, Sources of Strength adult advisor Ati Nasiah and Americorps Vista prevention advocate Esther Smith, both of Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies...
Thanks from JYS

...addition, Sources of Strength works to increase help-seeking behaviors from students to adults.With these funds, adult advisors (adults in the community and school) and peer leaders (student leaders from various social groups) will work together...
Foundations focus funds for philanthropic feats

...raise grant money and make deals with the community on how to issue it for causes helping at-risk teens. YAC's adult advisor, Peter Jurasz, said the students have to distribute $14,000 for the cause by the end of the year. Leghorn said...
Alaskan, young & business-minded way to go for a high school student," Ringstad said.Former business week attendee Clarissa O'Meyer said adult advisors help, but they also let students find solutions for themselves. "We started getting the hang of it," O'Meyer...
Photo: Helping youth

...presents a check for $7,500 to the Valley Youth Club to help keep its doors open. From left are Peter Jurasz, YAC adult advisor; Brenda Hewitt, United Way of Southeast Alaska president/CEO; Taralee Ellis, Valley Youth Club; Tom Parker...


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