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Downtown kids need our encouragement, not our bleak assumptions

Date Posted: November 5, 2013       Categories: News
This article originally appeared in the Anchorage Daily News on 08/18/13. We at Alaska Youth Advocates know many of the youth in town square who were characterized as “causing all manner of chaos” in Julia O’Malley’s recent article “Too Many Vicious Cycles.” These youth are used to adults “knowing” their stories and assuming that they… MORE

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Julia O’Malley: For homeless teens, it’s about more than right and wrong

Date Posted: November 5, 2013       Categories: News
This article originally appeared in the Anchorage Daily News on 10/19/13. Calesia Monroe, 16, is that girl on the bus, the one with the worn-out notebook, scribbling down poems and saying them out loud, spitting her verses to an audience of blank-faced bus riders. It doesn’t matter what they think, she told me when I… MORE