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 Codie Anchorage|
I love sitting down with my daughter every year and talking about all the great work that happens across our state. Alaska nonprofits do so much to make this the best place to live and we love being a part of that. It makes me feel good to talk about making a difference with my child, and it's such a treasure to see the pride she feels by participating.... Read more
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