Hometown, Alaska: Combating Sexual Assault in Alaska

For years, Alaskans have battled alarming rates of reported rapes and sexual assaults. Task forces have been formed, reports have been filed and still, the numbers continue to rise. On the next Hometown, Alaska join host Teeka Ballas and her guests as they examine why Alaska is plagued with sexual assaults and, what we are doing to make life safer in our state.

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HOST: Teeka Ballas, independent journalist


  • Nancy Haag, Director STAR
  • Cory Bryant, manager, Alaska CARES and Forensic Nursing Services, Providence Hospital
  • Jennifer Meyer, clinical supervisor, Forensic Nursing SART


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LIVE: Wed, July 7, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT: Wed, July 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m.


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