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AWARE recognized by FBI with 'extraordinary' award

...really looks like."Tabachnick felt it was "kind of a surprise" to be selected for the honor. Swarupa Toth, a legal advocate with AWARE, attended a ceremony in Anchorage, receiving an FBI challenge coin, but Tabachnick didn't realize they...
Southeast women's shelter turns 35

...they need."Legal advocacy services have become a major part of what AWARE offers to victims. O'Neal Cole said legal advocates are responsible for helping victims through the process of filing for protection orders or custody. The advocate can...
AWARE, Shotokan offer self defense classes for women

...more information go to or's services are free and confidential. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please c all 586-1090.Swarupa Toth, Legal Advocate at AWARE
Outside editorial: Pushing China, quietly

...religious believers, particularly those in unregistered groups, are denied full freedom of worship; when lawyers and legal advocates are sent to prison simply for representing clients who challenge the government's positions." That was full-throated...
Neighbors briefs

...Room, Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive. It is open to the general public as well as to social service agents and legal advocates. For additional information, contact the Alaska Pro Bono Program at 1-888-831-1531 or Alaska Legal Services...
Domestic violence grants expands rural services also plans to expand its staff by hiring a legal advocate, a substance abuse counselor and a childcare professional...the grant, money was often inadequate; Baim said a legal advocate hired by the shelter ended up turning away as many...
Horror behind Chen's great escape

...four years in prison before that for exposing inhumane enforcement of China's One-Child Policy. A self-trained legal advocate, Chen was defending rural farmers and the disabled when he uncovered the government's widespread forced sterilization...
Alaska Judicial Council nominate Levy and Menendez for superior judgeship

...crucial," Rorem said. "Levy has been a real gift to us." AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies) legal advocate Anne Bennett stated that the judge should have a really good working knowledge of domestic violence. Theresa Obermeyer...
Neighbors Mailbox

...Wagner, Dan Petersen, Tony Sholty, Rebecca Hattan, Mary Gramling, Janine Reep, Doug Mertz, Swarupa Toth (AWARE Legal Advocate), Bart Rosell, Peter Froehlich, Susan Cox, Crystal Summers-Branch, Liz Johnson (Judge Phillip Pallenberg's...
Senate finance subcommittee hears testimony on domestic violence funding

...struggle for the insurance programs," Morton said. Another request of $697,500 was for legal advocates. A current federally-funded legal advocate program is for one year only. Morton also discussed a program funded through STOP (Services...


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