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Man gets 8 years for rape

...hearing. She sat in the courtroom alongside a legal advocate from Juneau's women's shelter, AWARE, short for Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies. Kemp read aloud a letter the victim wrote to the judge.Judge Menendez called Beers...
Training offered to help domestic violence victims

...So truly, everyone knows someone who has experienced domestic violence or sexual assault."AWARE, short for Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, has held the training once or twice a year for the past three decades. Wintz said more...
AWARE announces the Peer Education Theatre Program in partnership with Illusion Theater

AWARE, Inc. (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies) has begun creating a Peer Education Theatre Program involving local high school students, university...
Woman attacked, burned alive in Juneau

...records show that the earlier May 25 alleged assault caused the woman to flee her home in fear and stay at the AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies) shelter with her teenage son.According to the police complaint in that case, the...
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...
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...


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