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Juneau celebrates new AWARE facility

...for women leaving the local emergency shelter.The new building, Kaasei, will evenutally house women leaving the Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies shelter. They will be able to live in the building for three to 36 months while they look...
Alaska violence prevention coordinator recognized with national award

...she has shown a strong commitment to preventing and ending violence in Alaska, working both with the Office of Children's Services and serving as a community educator and with Aiding Women in Abuse Emergencies (AWARE) shelter in Juneau.
The truth about Juneau teens and sex: It's not what you (or they) think most of their peers aren't doing that," Melissa Johnson, the interim prevention programs director for AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies), said in an interview at the shelter Thursday.Lindsey Hennekam, the social norms campaign...
Overall crime rate down in Juneau"This is actually a good thing," he said, noting he consulted with Juneau's emergency women's shelter, Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, to compare data. "It means more people who are victims of that crime are reporting it...
Woman's good intention nets bad result

...have called the domestic violence hotline or called AWARE," he said, referring to Juneau's women's shelter, Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies.ADA Polasky had noted Egger's two prior convictions - albeit from more than a decade...
Celebrating self-esteem through running

...voice echoed through the event sound system. "That means you will make 1 million significant changes in our world."Aiding Women in Abuse & Rape Emergencies (AWARE) Inc. hosted the day with community volunteers and more than 80 third-to-eighth-grade...
AWARE recognized by FBI with 'extraordinary' award

...the prevention of crime and violence."I think it's a great accomplishment," Tabachnick said.She's been with Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies for 28 years and has held the top position for 13.Tabachnick said AWARE works with many...
'Choose Respect' funding cut hours after rally

...for one another and the respect they try to foster at the growing local company.The brewing company reached out to Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, the local women's shelter that coordinated the event, hoping to show public support...
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Juneau teens to receive Spirit of Youth awards

...impact of their skills, talents, and viewpoints," said Esther Smith, AmeriCorps VISTA Prevention Advocate with Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc.The group will receive a $500 grant, which they plan on using for their upcoming...
Volunteers in Service to ? Alaska

...ago," she said.Now VISTA volunteers are at some of ANDVSA's 22 affiliate programs, including Juneau's AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies), Homer's Haven House, and Anchorage's AWAIC (Abused Women's Aid in Crisis...


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