Projects List

ANDVSA Primary Prevention Orientation

The ANDVSA Statewide Primary Prevention Orientation is a seven module training designed for prevention staff and AmeriCorps VISTA members at ANDVSA member programs. While the modules have been designed for member program use, it is open to anyone. The module...

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...

COMPASS: A Guide for Men

COMPASS: A Guide for Men is a resource for adult male mentors who work with young Alaskan men aged 12 to 18. COMPASS presents mentors with opportunities and activities that are designed to support young men as they explore and identify their values, goals and...

Green Dot Alaska

The Green Dot etc. strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention that targets all community members as potential bystanders, and seeks to engage them, through awareness, education, and skills-practice, in proactive behaviors that establish intole...

Green Dot Bystander Prevention Initiative - Central Kenai Peninsula

Green Dot is a bystander prevention program to help reduce interpersonal domestic violence, sexual assault. stalking, and child abuse. Kenai was chosen as one of 6 communities in the state to implement the Green Dot initiative. The curriculum is developed spe...

Green Dot Prince of Wales

Green Dot is a bystander prevention program to help reduce interpersonal domestic violence, sexual assault. stalking, and child abuse.

Kawerak Safety Patrol

Volunteers provide safety patrols during New Year’s, Iditarod, and PFD distribution to keep the community safe during times when people are likely to be consuming more alcohol than usual.

Lead On Youth Leadership Conference

Lead On is a yearly youth leadership conference that engages youth leaders to change norms around violence in their peer groups. Planned for and by youth across Alaska, it focuses on activities that allow participants to develop and practice healthy relationsh...

Patient Safety Card Approach to DV/SV Education, Assessment, and Response in Healthcare and other Settings

Two Alaska-specific patient safety cards have been developed for DV/SV assessment and intervention. One is for girls and women, another for teens of any gender. Alaska Native Epidemiology Center staff with State partners provide training for healthcare provid...

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...

Teen Art/ Trash Art

Every Friday for 2 hours Teen Art is offered to teens and young adults. Many of the projects they do are "recycled art", meaning it is from trash or household items. Students have to opportunity to build relationships with safe adults, have basic interaction,...

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...