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Center for Safe Alaskans awards Anchorage international “Safe Community” reaccreditation

May 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release from Center for Safe Alaskans To view all Anchorage Safe Community accreditations, click here: 1998 Anchorage Safe Community certificate 2011 Anchorage Safe Community certificate 2018 Anchorage Safe Community certificate Anchorage, AK – After two decades of working to prevent injuries across Alaska, the Alaska Injury Prevention Center is …

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What’s it like to be bullied – and how do we stop it

By Anne Hillman, Alaska Public Media – November 17, 2017 What’s it like to be bullied – and how do we stop it Bullying is prevalent in Alaska — about a quarter of teens say they’ve experienced it at school. Others have been bullied online. But why should we be concerned? How does bullying affect young people? This program is …

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Bullying- Impacts and Prevention

By Prentiss Pemberton – July 14, 2017  https://www.alaskapublic.org/2017/07/14/line-one-bullying-impacts-and-prevention/ The latest research shows that more than half of all children are, at least on occasion, directly involved in bullying as a perpetrator, victim, or both. No child is immune. Children of every race, gender, grade and socio-economic sector are impacted. Victims of bullying have an increased risk of depression, …

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Drawing on Community Wisdom To Guide Collective Impact

March 19, 2015    Collective impact involves bringing together a wide range of partners—schools, community-based organizations, government, businesses, foundations, and individuals—to address a critical community issue. Initiatives are often complex with many moving parts, and challenges include making sure that proposed solutions reflect not only data and research but also the everyday realities, desires, and …

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Alaska afterschool programs pay big dividends, but need help now

Author: Ciara Johnson What do 80 percent of women business owners in America have in common? They were Girl Scouts. That’s right, those entrepreneurs were once little salespeople practicing their accounting and marketing skills on Thin Mints and hungry grocery store customers. The brilliance of after-school programs like the Girls Scouts of America lies in more …

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