Alaska youth

Comprehensive Sex Ed: Out of School!

March 8, 2024

KBFPC’s Education Team is thrilled to offer foundational, age-appropriate sexual & reproductive health knowledge outside of the school day. This FREE, five-day workshop series uses KBFPC’s peer-to-peer education model and is available to all middle and high-school aged students, homeschool or in-school. Participants will be provided with food and drink each session, and will receive…

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February 2024

February 23, 2024

FROM KBFPC’S February 2024 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, In this newsletter, you will find news about events for adults and teens running tonight through next weekend that are educational, celebratory, enlightening, and highlight reproductive and sexual health. You’ll also find information about bills under consideration during Alaska’s 33rd session that may impact reproductive and sexual health…

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January 2024

January 23, 2024

FROM KBFPC’S January 2024 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Happy new year! It was easy to come up with my word of the year… possibility. I like to think that the challenges we face, and I know we will face more again this year, can give birth to possibilities, solutions, and new ideas, when we join forces…

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Human Trafficking Prevention

January 22, 2024

What is human trafficking? January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, bringing awareness and education about the crime and public health issue of human trafficking. It happens everywhere, even in Alaska. We all have the opportunity to learn more, identify the signs, and help people affected seek support. The term “human trafficking” refers…

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November 2023 Newsletter

November 20, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S November 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, How do you know what a healthy relationship is? Did you learn by reading a definition somewhere, talking to family and friends about it, consulting Alaska State Law, through a process of elimination, or…? Many of us navigate a variety of influences to come up with the answer;…

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July 2023 Newsletter

July 11, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S July 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, July has already been an emotional whirlwind at KBFPC. In anticipation of the Roots & Shoots celebration and fundraiser on July 22nd, we have been reminiscing about the past 40 years with previous and current staff, board members, volunteers, and even clinic clients. Check out this Thursday’s Homer…

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June 2023 Pride Newsletter

June 8, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S June 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Last weekend, together with other KBFPC staff and volunteers, I joined the festivities at Soldotna Creek Park to celebrate the beginning of Pride Month. Hundreds of people – adults, teens, kids and their families – came together to connect with each other and honor the vibrant LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian,…

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KBFPC Happenings: Youth Edition

April 13, 2023

FROM KBFPC & The REC ROOM’s APRIL 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Teens need us. They need us to be trusted adults, to be positive role models, to listen, to amplify their voices, and to share our time. They need us to provide safe spaces to hang out with their peers. They need us to help…

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Libraries are for everyone.

Banning books corrodes diversity and inclusion in our community

November 14, 2022

OPINION FROM KBFPC CEO CLAUDIA HAINES & ANN DIXON TO THE HOMER NEWS 11/09/22 The Homer Public Library is beloved by the Homer community and well-regarded further afield for its innovative programming, responsive approaches to lifelong learning and information access, inviting spaces, and high quality books and other media. Families, kids, and teens know they…

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October Newsletter

October 17, 2022

FROM KBFPC’S OCTOBER 2022 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Our community is growing. This month we are highlighting community and collective vision; here at KBFPC and beyond. Lights On Afterschool at the REC Room, the newest staff members to join our team, and the tremendous amount of Pink Flags flying around Homer (and Kenai!) all reflect the vital…

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