The Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault promotes and sustains a collective movement to end violence and oppression through social change.
Our Mission Statement:
To be a collective voice for victims and survivors and to support those agencies and communities working to prevent and eliminate domestic and sexual violence.
The specific and primary purposes are:
1) To provide training, technical assistance, legislative and legal advocacy, pro bono attorney connections and resource materials to victim services agencies and other stakeholders;
2) To provide coordination, planning, training, and technical assistance to those who are working to create and implement domestic violence and sexual assault prevention strategies and activities;
3) To provide communication and linkage among programs and organizations whose primary focus is the prevention and intervention of domestic and sexual assault;
4) To expose the roots of domestic violence and sexual assault in the institutionalized discrimination against women, children and those who are viewed as having less power;
5) To assure that voices, experiences and expressed views of survivors of sexual and physical violence are a guiding force and
6) To identify, challenge and change issues of gender, race and related oppressions that contribute to violence.