Each year, Spirit of Youth recognizes young people in Alaska who are making a difference. This year’s Spirit of Youth award winners featured two rural Alaska Native youth. The descriptions below can be found at http://www.spiritofyouth.org/, where you can also learn about the other award winners and watch videos recognizing their achievements. If you know of young…

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April 28, 2016 “Respecting others starts with respecting yourself.” – SYLC member Last November, the Sitka Youth Leadership Committee (SYLC) launched its “I AM” CAMPAIGN, which aims to celebrate diversity and connect youth across Alaska.  It encourages youth to be proud of their unique qualities and challenge stereotypes, and to take the #respectchallenge by posting…

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