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Bethel residents rally for Choose Respect. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Bethel residents rally for Choose Respect. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

More than 100 residents of Bethel marched in a Choose Respect rally Thursday afternoon. It was one of more than 170 events planned around the state to make a stand again sexual violence and assault. Those incidents are often kept quiet, but Thursday’s rally was about making noise.

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People will gather at TWC Thursday, March 27th at noon for a Choose Respect March.

People will gather at TWC Thursday, March 27th at noon for a Choose Respect March.

Thursday, communities across Alaska are hosting marches and rallies as part of Governor Sean Parnell’s Choose Respect initiative, including in Bethel. Bethel’s event will take place at noon, Thursday at Tundra Women’s Coalition, or TWC, located on 6th Avenue. Susan Taylor with TWC, says she’s hoping for a large group. Read more →