New Bullying Prevention Website Launches

February 20, 2023

Empowering Youth Voice to End Bullying has launched a new website to address the issue in Alaska. EndBullyingAK was built through partnerships with the Alaska Department of Health, Anchorage Youth Vote, and Spirit of Youth, and seeks to empower the community to work together to build inclusive, bullying-free environments across the state. One in five Anchorage […]

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Empowering Youth Voice to End Bullying

November 1, 2022

Spirit of Youth, Anchorage Youth Vote, and other community partners are working as a coalition to build inclusive environments free from bullying. Approximately 20% of students age 12-18 have experienced bullying. The Spirit of Youth Coalition was created to decrease the risk factor of bullying and to promote protective factors among Anchorage youth. Spirit of Youth […]

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2022 Spirit of Youth Radio Stories

September 12, 2022

Youth producers from the Alaska Teen Media Institute contacted awardees to record the 2022 Spirit of Youth Awards radio stories, featuring teens from across the state being honored for the good work they are doing in their communities. The Spirit of Youth Awards highlight dedicated young people and unsung heroes from around Alaska. Now in […]

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Youth Discuss Bullying In Podcast Series

November 27, 2017

In this podcast series, Story Works Alaska and Alaska Teen Media Institute producers discuss bullying, why it happens, how it happens and what can be done to stop it. Each podcast features stories from a different perspective of bullying and its effects, both physical and psychological. Each story is true and told by an Alaska […]

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Welcome to our new site

April 16, 2014

Spirit of Youth just celebrated its 16th Annual Awards Dinner April 5. It was truly moving to hear the stories about the 22 award recipients who hailed from Barrow to Thorne Bay. We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Spirit of Youth Awards. We are also excited about our new website. Please take a […]

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