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World famous activist to speak in Juneau

Sulak Sivaraksa, leading Thai intellectual, author and international environmental and social activist, will be in Juneau Sept. 1 through 6. Sivaraksa is internationally known for his work empowering the poor of Southeast Asia...
World's largest Native American cultural event to take place in Albuquerque April 24-26

...Americans for Indian Opportunity, for her lifelong contributions to Native Americans as a national leader, statesmen, social activist, and advocate for tribal America. The Gathering of Nations opens with the Miss Indian World competition on April...
Panel calls for a rural preference

...subsistence. The panel - made up of about 40 leaders of business, Native and religious groups, politicians and social activists - wants voters to decide the issue by 2002. But more work is needed to find a compromise that would satisfy those...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...fewer children born to teen-age parents to perpetuate the cycle in 15 or so years. Special interest groups and social activists are eager to take credit for their part in the decline, but Jacqueline Darroch of the Alan Guttmacher Institute...
Rural priority: It's back

...Juneau, president of the Alaska Outdoors Council, said that Knowles stacked the summit with religious leaders and social activists who obviously were sympathetic to the Native position for a rural priority. And the committee that drew up the proposed...
Pride Chorus arranges its finale

...which includes "Crack in the Wall." He wrote the song during the Reagan years of the 1980s to empathize with social activists who were hurt, imprisoned or killed for protesting social injustice. His cause, at the time, was nuclear disarmament...
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Winter Reel Food Film Festival launches this week

...will end on an inspirational note with "Cafeteria Man" on Dec. 14 in a showcase of how the collective efforts of social activists, citizens, teachers, and students came together to make positive changes to the lunch system of a public school...
New festival at Alyeska Resort celebrates folk roots, fiddleheads

...As for the showcase of Alaska acts, the top bill is Melissa Mitchell, a lifelong Alaskan, mother and committed social activist. As a songwriter, Melissa has focused on honesty, connection and community. She recently opened for Jewel in Anchorage...
A forum for viewpoints, including the other side

...including those whose side finds its way into print. The role of a newspaper is not the same as that of government, social activists, politicians, talk show hosts and their guests, the sellers of some consumer products, or advertising and public...
Height of arrogance

...infections and teaching strategies for sexual health curricula." There is no question that Planned Parenthood is a social activist and highly political organization - with a stated goal of presenting its views in Juneau's middle schools and high...


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