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.
High school students and community members rallied at a local “Choose Respect” march through downtown Sitka on Thursday (3-24-16). The goal of this march, and others held across the state, was to bring awareness to Alaska’s high rates of sexual assault and domestic violence.