At 12:55 p.m. on a Saturday, a dozen or so cars sat idling in the snowy parking lot of the Fairview Community Recreation Center in Anchorage's Fairview neighborhood. Cardboard boxes, backpacks and bags were neatly queued on the ground as people, thoroughly bundled up against the cold, chatted with one another in a variety of languages. Read More >
In your average roomful of 100 Alaska women, well over half of them – 59 – have been physically abused or sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. When you pass a woman on the sidewalk, in the aisle at the grocery store, on a ski trail or in the car next to you, there’s a better than 50-50 chance she is among the victims. Read More >
|From Lou Ann Anchorage|
Why do I pick, click and give to Standing Together Against Rape (STAR)? This organization provides outstanding service to all Alaskan’s who are faced with a sexual violence crisis. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week each and every day of the year. Using Pick.Click.Give. is one more way I can help this organization of dedicated staff and volunteers due their very tough job a little...... Read more
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