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Celebrating 40 Years of Service to Alaskans by Providing Options, Support and Information to Survivors of Sexual Violence.


2019 Events

2019 STAR Masquerade Ball

November 2, 2019 at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel


Join us as we take a look back at 40 years of serving Alaskans... 1940's style!  Think of all of the famous icons of the 1940's; Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart, Ella Fitzgerald, and Rosie the Riveter!   Our Annual Masquerade Ball will be on  November 2, 2019  at 6:00 p.m. at the Anchorage Hilton Hotel.    Funds raised will help us continue our mission to to end sexual trauma in Alaska.  For more information about tickets, tables, corporate sponsorships,in-kind donations or volunteer opportunities, please email jbrown@staralaska.org.

CLICK HERE to read our latest media release about the event.

The Vagina Monologues - February 7 & 21, 2019

"Probably the most important piece of political theater of the last decade."
- Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

In 1994, a play called The Vagina Monologues, written by playwright and activist Eve Ensler, broke ground, offering to the world a piece of art like nothing it had seen before. Based on dozens of interviews Ensler conducted with women, the play addressed women's sexuality and the social stigma surrounding rape and abuse, creating a new conversation about and with women. The Vagina Monologues ran Off-Broadway for five years in New York and then toured the United States. After every performance, Ensler found women waiting to share their own stories of survival, leading her to see that The Vagina Monologues could be more than a moving work of art on violence; she divined that the performances could be a mechanism for moving people to act to end violence.

If you're interested in supporting this groundbreaking show next year, email jbrown@staralaska.org for potential partnership opportunities.  

Put Yourself in Her Shoes™
Saturday, April 27, 2019  11:30am - 2pm - Dimond Center Mall

Thank you to everyone who joined us at this year's Walk a Mile!  We would also lik to thank the Dimond Center Mall for providing the space, and iHeartMedia was an excellent media parter this year.  To every participant, donor, and volunteer, we thank you for helping us raise $10,000 to help us serve our clients.  Pencil in this date for 2020:  Saturday, April 25 at the Dimond Center!

Denim Day - April 24, 2019

For the past 20 years, Peace Over Violence has run its Denim Day campaign on a Wednesday in April in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. The campaign was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt that since the victim was wearing tight jeans she must have helped her rapist remove her jeans, thereby implying consent. The following day, the women in the Italian Parliament came to work wearing jeans in solidarity with the victim. Peace Over Violence developed the Denim Day campaign in response to this case and the activism surrounding it. Since then, wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. In this rape prevention education campaign we ask community members, elected officials, businesses and students to make a social statement with their fashion by wearing jeans on this day as a visible means of protest against the misconceptions that surround sexual assault. This year’s Denim Day is April 24, 2019.  If you would like more information about how to get involved, email Jennifer Brown at jbrown@staralaska.org.