Projects List

Alaska's Community Health Improvement Program

Improving a community's health and quality of life is highly dependent on being well grounded in the community through community ownership, input and involvement. Alaska's Community Health Improvement Progarm provides assistance to communities in assessing th...

Buckle Up Campaign

Using peer-to-peer safety messaging, the goal of the Buckle Up campaign is to empower and engage youth to lead projects addressing youth traffic safety during the times of increased risk. A minimum of two parking lot incentives and two additional activities w...

Camp Igaliq

Kawerak Wellness’s 5 day Camp Igaliq provides youth from Nome and the Bering Strait an opportunity to gain culturally based insight about employment, suicide prevention and healthy relationships. The camp includes elders and guest presenters who share knowledg...

Girls on the Run - Juneau

Girls on the Run® combines training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts designed to foster positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual, and physical development. The objective is to educate and empower girls at an earl...

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula

With over fifty organizations and numerous individuals participating, MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula (SKP) is guiding, informing, and promoting collaborative, collective impact efforts to improve our community health. MAPP of SKP has recently completed...

Music in the Villages

Using in-person and virtual interaction, rural village students learn music by Kodiak School music teachers who teach the basics first hand. The students practice music with the help of interactive music learning software. Students are able to participate in c...

Native American Mentoring Initiative Program

The Native American Mentoring initiative program strengthens Big Brother, Big Sisters ability to develop the community engagement and internal infrastructure necessary to sustain support for youth mentoring programs. These community-based collaborations provid...

Project Learn

Educational programming and other enrichment activities that are part of a program strategy based on Dr. Reginald Clark's research showing students do much better in school when they spend their non-school hours engaged in fun, but academically beneficial acti...

Raise Your Voice Youth Program

Raise Your Voice Youth Grant Program is to address motor vehicle safety issues through student created media. The Raise Your Voice 2013 entries address a variety of driving safety issues including distracted driving, drinking and driving, booster seat use, and...

Raise Your Voice Youth Program

Raise Your Voice (RYV) is a program offered by Alaska Injury Prevention Center (AIPC) to student groups across the state of Alaska. In 2015, RYV provided student groups with an opportunity to create a video about a teen driving issue that mattered to them. RYV...

Sources of Strength

The Juneau School District is implementing a new program, called Sources of Strength, which helps connect students with trusted adults as well as build multiple sources of support for youth. With support from the advisors, the peer leaders conduct well-defined...

Southeast Alaska Community Health Improvement Network

The SE Alaska Community Health Improvement Network was formed to providing training, peer-to-peer networking, and support for community groups focused on community wellness coalitions, health needs assessments and improvement planning and implementation. Hos...

Stand Up Speak Up Alaska

Stand Up Speak Up is a multi-media campaign made up of a website, public service announcements and minigrants. Focused on promoting healthy relationships and positive social norms among Alaskan teens, it encourages teens to make change happen in their own com...

Talk Now Talk Often AK

Talk Now Talk Often AK is a statewide effort developed by parents and caregivers to help increase conversations with teens around healthy relationships. The conversation cards that are part of this project focus on strengthening relationships and connections...

When I am an Elder

When I am an Elder is a youth created and led media campaign that challenges communities to stop the cycle of violence. It was based on a poem written by a Bethel Teens Acting Against Violence (TAAV) member in 2001, which imagined a world without violence fo...