We Want to Hear from YOU!

Listening Session

October 31, 2023

8:00-9:00 a.m. Alaska Time

Through a partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) is working to improve the patient experience during medical forensic examinations after sexual violence has occured.

All shared information will be used to assist in revising the document A National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations Adult/Adolescents 2nd. ed., which provides guidance to clinicians providing medical care to individuals who have experienced sexual violence.

Join the virtual listening session on October 31, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. Alaska time (9:00 a.m. PT, 10:00 a.m. MT, 11:00 a.m. CT, 12:00 p.m. ET) and/ or share your thoughts in writing by responding to prepared questions via this link.


STAR Events

January: National Stalking Awareness Month and
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

February: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Black History Month

March: Women's History Month

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month

April 20, 2024: 
STAR Masquerade Ball - Marriott Anchorage Downtown

May:  Mental Health Awareness Month

June:  Pride Month

September 23, 2023:  Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

October:  Domestic Violence Awareness Month

November 28, 2023:  Giving Tuesday

THANK YOU for Walking the Mile with us!

2023 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

Saturday, September 23, 2023
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dimond Center Mall

THANK YOU for helping us reach our fundraising goals at the 2023 STAR Masquerade Ball! We are filled with gratitude for all of our guests, sponsors, donors and volunteers for making the event a success!

We were so inspired by your messages of hope on the "Imagine a Future" wall, we just had to share them.  Your words will continue to motivate us every single day as we continue working to end sexual violence in Alaska.