Join The Movement to Create Safety for LBGTQ+ Youth: Being a Trusted Adult Ally after the Parades End

Quote over Multicolored background: LBGTQ+ youth deserve to know that they are loved and valued, that they matter, and that they are not alone. By being a reliable adult ally to LBGTQ+ youth, you can help create experiences of safety and support young people in building healthy relationships.

LBGTQ+ youth deserve to know that they are loved, valued, that they matter, and that they are not alone. This is true every single day of the year, and this June in honor of Pride month, we want to take special care to remind our community that LBGTQ+ youth need reliable adults and allies in their lives who can help create experiences of safety and support young people in building healthy relationships

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#TDVAM2021: Supporting Teens is a Community Effort

For many of us, our first meaningful relationships happen in our teenage years. Disturbingly, 1 in 3 teens experiencing physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner (that’s 1.5 million high school students nationwide each year) with clearly demonstrated negative long-lasting effects. It is essential that organizations like Safe Passage and caring adults in…

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Reflections on a Year of Pandemic

As we approach the month of March, we reflect on a year that has been full of grief, loss, change, discovery, and resilience. We have all navigated a new way of living as we continue to grapple with the multiple pandemics our community and country remain entrenched in: the pandemics of COVID, racism, white supremacy,…

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Safe Passage stands in solidarity with Communities of Color

Black background with white text that reads "We know that when confronted with evidence of structural, institutional, cultural racism, that it is not enough to have feelings -- we must take action. The solutions require all of us and a concerted effort, especially among white people, to do better as community allies. This indeed is our call to action. #BlackLivesMatter"

I imagine that many of you, like me, feel outrage when faced with the reality of yet more killings of Black people by white police officers. If you were on social media, you no doubt saw the videos of the death of George Floyd, heard about the violent murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbery, and…

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Board of Directors Statement on the Proposed Union

The Board of Directors at Safe Passage takes very seriously our responsibility to support the mission of the organization as well as the health and well-being of our employees. We have immense gratitude and respect for the entire Safe Passage staff, who continually demonstrate their commitment to advancing the important work of Safe Passage. We…

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How you can support survivors during Covid-19

Intersecting arrows on a graph going from left corners to right corners that demonstrate a decrease in social supports and an increase in escalation of violence. Arrows point to the side of the graph where a box says "high escalation of violence". Two vertical dotted lines intersect the arrows. On the left, the line says "when warning signs are visible" and further to the right the line says "when survivors call".

Since Covid-19 became a serious concern, we have learned a lot about our responsibility to physically distance ourselves, and to self-isolate in order to limit the spread. While it is an act of community care to encourage others to stay home, we also know that home is not always comfortable or safe.  For people who…

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