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Brian Sparks, with Sitkans Against Family Violence, and Diana Twaddle, a counselor at Keet Gooshi Heen elementary, explain how the “Girls on the Run” program supports the development of inter-personal relationships among girls. Ajah, Erin, and Reann say it’s a lot of fun. For more information about Girls on the Run, visit the SAFV Facebook page.
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‘Girls on the Run’ teaches life lessons through sports
Last week (Thursday, 3-26-15), a Senate subcommittee proposed zeroing out all funding for domestic violence and sexual assault prevention programs across the state. Among the organizations that would be affected is Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) Sitka’s women’s shelter, which also leads prevention programs for teens and kids. more