Girls on the Run coordinator named Hometown Hero by Glamour Magazine Girls on the Run of Greater Alaska program coordinator Rachel Wintz, 24, was named Alaska's Hometown Hero in Glamour Magazine's Woman of the Year feature.
Girls on the Run of Greater Alaska program coordinator Rachel Wintz, 24, was named Alaska's Hometown Hero in Glamour Magazine's Woman of the Year feature.
ANCHORAGE - A new survey has found that at least 51 percent of women in Alaska's Nome region have experienced physical abuse or sexual violence, or both, at the hands of an intimate partner.The survey was authored by the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center and the state Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. The results were released last week.
A little rain didn't stop dozens of people from marching in downtown Juneau Friday afternoon - and then dancing at the Rockwell ballroom - for the third annual One Billion Rising campaign.
The Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault has nominated Ann Rausch, program coordinator at the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, for the Visionary Voice Award for 2015.
A new campaign by AWARE is striving to reveal what's actually normal for high schools students in the capital city when it comes to dating, sex and relationships. And according to a survey results, it's probably not what you, or they, think.
We were lucky, my sister and I. As kids we were inseparable and had that built-in buddy system not all kids have. Still, we had some close calls. Our parents were more reactive than proactive.
What does the $1.5 million taken from our budget mean to Alaska's sexual assault and domestic violence prevention work? When Gov. Bill Walker called the Alaska Legislature back into session, the $1.
With the "Alaskans Choose Respect" banners flying over the Capitol entrance behind him and about 100 soggy Alaskans looking on in front, Gov. Bill Walker gave the first "Choose Respect" address of his term.
Lauree Morton doesn't often go to New York, but when she does, it's to speak at the United Nations. The executive director of the state of Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault left Juneau for the Big Apple Monday to attend the U.N.
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