Hillary, Darby, and Sam are with the Sitka Youth Leadership Committee. SYLC has formed a partnership with the Sitka Tribe of Alaska. SYLC is composed of nine members from Mt. Edgecumbe High School and Sitka High, but they're looking to diversify and grow.
Teenage years are filled with change, and navigating relationships among peers is a big part of everyday life. Bullying and violence are just some of the pressures they face. In Sitka, a group of teens is pushing back against this norm by practicing open and honest communication.