22nd Alaska State Legislature
Information from Representative Kevin Meyer (R)
District 19 - Anchorage

 
Portrait of Representative Kevin Meyer, 111 K. Session:
State Capitol, Room 110
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Phone: (907) 465-4945
Toll Free: (866) 465-4945
Fax: (907) 465-3476


Interim:
716 W 4th Avenue, Suite 320
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Phone: (907) 269-0199
Fax: (907) 269-0197

Sponsor Statement for HCR 7
April 2001 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Relating to proclaiming April 2001 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Last Updated:


February 28, 2001

Contact:


Nancy Manly, Legislative Aide to Representative Kevin Meyer, at (907) 465-6887

Sexual assault is one of the most devastating crimes in our society. In the state of Alaska, statistics illustrate a sobering reality. Alaska has the highest per capital occurrence of sexual assault in the nation. While Alaskans work to provide quality services, assistance, support, and advocacy for victims of sexual assault, there is a profound need for greater awareness, prevention, and educational measures.

HCR 7 proclaims the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is important that schools, community organizations, public and private agencies and individuals observe this month with activities that seek to educate and increase the publicís awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault in Alaska.

HCR 7 is meant to encourage those who have been affected by sexual assault as well as the members of our communities that act as counselors and advocates. Your support of this resolution is a necessary step in helping to heal and educate our communities.

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