Relationships

Youth Leadership Institute Youth Leadership Institute

BY Angie B., ALEXANDRA HOUSE Youth Services ADVOCATE Near the end of the summer, Alexandra House Youth Services hosted the 2021 Youth Leadership Institute. Our Youth Leadership Institute is a chance for high-school-aged young people to dive deeper into topics surrounding teen dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. It’s an amazing opportunity to gain advocacy […]


This Summer Marked Alexandra House’s Second Annual Youth Leadership Institute!  This Summer Marked Alexandra House’s Second Annual Youth Leadership Institute! 

BY: Shoshana b., ALEXANDRA HOUSE Youth SERVICES ADVOCATE Students from several Anoka County high schools received vigorous training on the topics of domestic violence, sexual violence, advocacy, and prevention strategies. They were then tasked with identifying a risk factor in their community, and addressing it. The Leadership Institute unanimously identified that their peers were unaware […]


Breaking the Silence on Teen Dating Violence Breaking the Silence on Teen Dating Violence

In April 2017, Alexandra House partnered with the Rachel Circle at Zion Lutheran Church in Anoka bringing Breaking the Silence on Teen Dating Violence to teens and parents. This event gave families a place to start conversations about healthy relationships. Rachel Circle chairperson, Terri Refshaw, talked about the goals of the event saying, “we really […]