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Dancing, rising for revolution

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.
Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

From northernmost city in the state to the southern tip of the panhandle, athletic coaches from across Alaska converged Tuesday in Juneau - and not for a tournament or competition.
Alaska Digest

...Police arrested an 18-year-old on four misdemeanor charges Monday after he allegedly pushed his way into Juneau's AWARE shelter where his 16-year-old girlfriend was staying, officers said. AWARE - Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies...
Palin signs domestic violence shelter bill

...was the first bill sponsored by Rep. Andrea Doll, D-Juneau. The idea came from her experience working at Juneau's AWARE shelter for women fleeing domestic or sexual violence. Doll was working as a volunteer coordinator at the shelter in...
Marching toward respect

...governor is trying to do to address these problems." One footstep was for the 12 families currently staying at Juneau's AWARE shelter and the 5,700 nights of safe shelter provided during the last fiscal year for women and children in Juneau...
Seafood Gala and Fundraiser to help raise funds for sexual awareness training

...behalf of victims of domestic violence. Robinson, a survivor of domestic violence herself, is the founder of Juneau's AWARE shelter.The seafood gala will feature a menu put together by celebrity chef Jesse Ziff Cool of CoolEatz restaurants...

...days from each charge, placed Williams on probation for one year and ordered him to write a letter of apology to Juneau's AWARE Shelter. Prosecutors dismissed two counts of fourth-degree assault. Olivia Olsen, 20, was found guilty of underage...
One wrong makes many rights

A mistake in Skagway made it possible for Juneau's AWARE shelter to provide 120 winter boots to victims of domestic violence. Tim Bourcy, mayor of Skagway and owner of Packer Expeditions, accidentally...
Talking Taboos

...campuses around the world to raise money to stop violence against women. Proceeds from the UAS show will go to Juneau's AWARE shelter. V-Day began in 1998, inspired by Ensler's play. The movement has raised more than $20 million worldwide...
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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Students take different routes to graduation 6/4/98

Thornhill was 15 when she left high school for the first time, pregnant with her first child. Six years later, she has been in and out of school numerous times.


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