Petersburg gears up for Choose Respect rally
Schools students and public officials will take to the streets today at 4 p.m. as part of a statewide Choose Respect campaign - bringing awareness to issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual assault and bullying.
“[This is] about problems in Alaska, as well as making people think about what respect means to them,” said event coordinator Jo Ann Day.
A march will go from Trading Union to Wells Fargo followed by a gathering at the Sons of Norway Hall.
The event will include several speakers including Police Chief Jim Agner and School Superintendent Robert Thomason....