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The Power of Prevention

Nov 29, 2021

Moving Upstream Maybe you’ve heard the prevention parable, “Moving Upstream.” In the story, a person fishing in a river sees a person being carried downstream, struggling for life. They pull…

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In it for More than Hot Chocolate — Deepening our Connection to the Work of Safe Passage

Oct 16, 2021

My first Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage was a walk. It was a walk with one kid in a stroller, another reluctantly walking. And snacks, lots of snacks. We…

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Immigration and Isolation: How the Realities of Immigration Create Additional Barriers to Safety and Support for Survivors

Sep 26, 2021

Isolation is central to the experience of domestic violence and relationship abuse. Survivors are often slowly removed from friends, family, and community connections as a way to remove support and…

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Seeking Safety in an Inaccessible World: Supporting Survivors with Disabilities in our Community

Aug 29, 2021

We do not live in a world with universal design. That means that for many members of our community, participating in basic activities like commuting to work or accessing public…

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Technology Rules: Ways to Increase Tech Safety for Survivors (and us all)

Jul 27, 2021

Technology is an essential part of our lives. This fact has been made abundantly clear over the last two years as we all faced a shift to virtual reality for…

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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.

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

Jun 18, 2021

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

Feb 27, 2021

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…

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Reflections on a Year of Pandemic

Feb 16, 2021

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…

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Pride 2020: Celebrations Change, Support for LBGTQ+ Survivors as Important as Ever

Jun 28, 2020

As we mark the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising this June – a month filled with protests demanding an end to police brutality against Black communities and uplifting Black…

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Safe Passage stands in solidarity with Communities of Color

Jun 3, 2020

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…

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