Tag: Girls on the Run

Students, coaches needed for ‘Girls on the Run’

Samantha O'Brien and Emma Thompson are with Sitkans Against Family Violence, which sponsors Girls on the Run, an after-school empowerment program for girls in elementary school. The program runs March 2-May 16 and is currently recruiting coaches. Besides getting exercise, girls learn about healthy relationships, communication skills, and positive peer culture. For more information call Emma at 747-3489 or email prevention@safv.org. Read More

Senators propose cuts to domestic violence prevention

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. Read More
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