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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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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To our Safe Passage community…

This is such an uncertain and frightening time. I’m writing to you about taking care of one another – our families, our neighbors, and friends – at a time when doing so is tremendously difficult. “Social distancing” has become the new normal for most of us as we deal with the growing threat of COVID-19.…

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Mission Justice

At Safe Passage, we are on a mission. Whenever I think about our work, my memory brings up the line “your mission, if you choose to accept it…”. At the beginning of each episode of Mission Impossible, the main character receives a tape, a mission, and a choice. Throughout our 42 years of work, Safe Passage has…

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