Projects List

Alaska Men Choose Respect

Alaska Men Choose Respect is a digital space and media campaign which serves as a call to action for men to come together as allies to end violence, promote respect, and strengthen communities in Alaska. It does through offering information, networking, tools,...

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...

Bullying Awareness and Prevention

Learn to recogize multiple forms of bullying behavior and respond on the organizational or individual level in specific ways that account for safety and effectiveness.

Coaching Boys into Men

Coaching Boys into Men (CBIM) is a violence prevention program for athletic coaches designed teach high school male athletes about the importance of respect for themselves, others, and particularly women and girls. The Coaching Boys into Men program is one of...

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...

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...

Girls on the Run - Sitka

Girls on the Run is a nationally renowned empowerment program for 3rd-8th grade girls that couples running activities with self-esteem enhancing life-lessons in a positive girl friendly environment. Sitka will begin its 6th season at the local elementary sch...

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.

Healthy Alaskans 2020

Healthy Alaskans 2020 (HA2020) brings together partners from many sectors across the state to improve health and ensure health equity for all Alaskans. Led jointly by the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and Alaska Native Tribal Health...

Healthy Relationships Violence Prevention Program

Age-appropriate educational presentations to in-school youth (K-12) on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, bullying, and other related issues.

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...

Leadership/ Friends Of Rachel

Leadership group based on "Friends Of Rachel". This group focuses on building the positive through acts of kindness, positivity, good will, volunteering, school projects, and community work.

Men, Media and Masculinity

Targeting teen males, this class builds media literacy by teaching how to decode popular media messages related to masculinity. Ads geared toward men focus on stereotypical traits of what a “real man” is as loud, forceful, and uncompromising. Students redefine...

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...

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...

REBOUND

REBOUND is an experiential prevention project allowing youth from southeast Alaska to explore the back-country of Alaska on a multi-day kayak expedition. Participants learn of connecting across differences, working together, leadership, communication, goal se...

REBOUND - Sitka

During a 10 day adventure through Glacier Bay, Huna ancestral homelands, teens from around Southeast Alaska build strong outdoor leadership skills, develop healthy relationship tools and gain inspiration and resources to promote wellness in their home communit...

RunningCubs

Running Program with character development and protective factor focus.

Sitka Youth Leadership Committee

The Sitka Youth Leadership Committee (SYLC) is an afterschool prevention program that brings together teens from across schools and cliques to promote respect and nonviolence. Youth led activities include education/outreach, media, and outdoor leadership and a...

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...

Strengthening Families

As one of seven states chosen to pilot an approach to child abuse prevention, Alaska’s program brings together a leadership team from the child welfare, child abuse prevention, and early childhood fields, as well as parents and community leaders. These partner...

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...

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,...

The Fourth R

The Fourth R curriculum is a comprehensive school-based program designed to include students, teachers, parents, and the community in reducing violence and many of today’s risk behaviors. The Fourth R (R = Relationships) focuses on healthy relationships and de...

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...