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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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December 2023 Newsletter

December 11, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S DECEMBER 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Happy holidays! 2023 has been full of unexpected challenges and successes and at this time of year all of us at KBFPC are taking the important opportunity to reflect on what we want 2024 to be. I am not going to be shy. There was a lot of…

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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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October 2023 Newsletter

October 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S October 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Every day, I am so appreciative of my KBFPC colleagues, each of whom make sure the reproductive health care and sexual health education we share is medically-accurate, relevant, clear, respectful, engaging, thorough, accessible, and useful. This is both trauma-informed and fundamental to health literacy. For 20 years healthcare…

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September 2023 Newsletter

September 27, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S September 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, We did not imagine that a major capital project would be part of 2023, but surprise! The repairs from the flood in July are well under way. The piles of rock and dirt, big equipment, and the shudders felt throughout the building as the work progressed became a…

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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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April 2023 Newsletter

April 23, 2023

FROM KBFPC’S April 2023 COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Friends, Did you know that KBFPC is celebrating a major anniversary this year? For 40 years, our agency has been supporting reproductive health care and education on the Kenai Peninsula; breaking down the barriers that prevent you or your neighbors from not just surviving but thriving.  For you, that…

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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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