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Representatives from United Way spoke at the Chamber of Commerce meeting in Sitka on Wednesday (10-12-16). The national organization supports nonprofits across the country, by partnering with local businesses to give money and volunteers.
Sitkans Against Family Violence will host their annual community training September 17th - 24th. The training will cover all aspects of interpersonal violence and abuse, including impacts on children, cultural considerations, and one-one-one training for women's advocates. Downloadable audio.
Lauren Havens and Tristan Guevin are recruiting coaches for Boys Run I toowú klatseen, an after school program for boys in 3rd through 5th grade that teaches life skills through a culturally responsive curriculum that creatively integrates running. Downloadable audio.
Julia Smith with Sitkans Against Family Violence and high school students from the Youth Leadership Committee discuss the group's latest campaign to promote respect. Downloadable audio.
Lauren Havens, school program coordinator for Sitkans Against Family Violence, coach Wes Holloway and three young runners talk about Keet Gooshi Heen's "Boys Run" program. Downloadable audio.
35 colleges and universities are setting up booths at Sitka's annual College Fair (Tuesday, October 13th at Sitka High School), including the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus. UAS, Sitka is also co-hosting, with Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV), the Clothesline Project. Downloadable audio.
A Sitka man is facing fifteen felony counts on sex-related crimes.
Sitkans Against Family Violence will begin their free community training this Saturday, August 22. According to SAFV's Martina Kurzer, this year's training will include sessions on trauma and self-care, how domestic violence affects children, and legal advocacy. The annual training is open to Sitkans who want to become an ally for all those who suffer secretly from interpersonal violence. Downloadable audio.
The 2015 full-feature documentary, "The Hunting Ground," is an exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses. Martina Kurzer of Sitkans Against Family Violence and Chris Washko, the Director of Student Success at University of Alaska Southeast, talk about the film and paradigm shift in how universities handle sexual assault in the future. Downloadable audio.