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Rainbow background with black text overlay: "In a tiny bar called the Stonewall Inn, LGBTQ people fought back against years of oppression. Today, the legacy of the Stonewall riots lives on around the world in every pride march and in every member of the LGBTQ community". From Stonewall Forever.

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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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"

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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Board of Directors Statement on the Proposed Union

May 8, 2020

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…

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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".

How you can support survivors during Covid-19

Apr 16, 2020

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…

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When Staying Home isn’t Safe

Apr 6, 2020

Social isolation is not new for survivors living with abuse. As a tactic frequently used by people who abuse others, isolation is integral to almost every experience of domestic violence.

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To our Safe Passage community…

Mar 27, 2020

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…

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Books Help Us to Slow Down

Apr 2, 2019

Today is International Children’s Book Day, and this year’s theme is “Books help us to slow down”. We encourage you to take some time today (or every day!) to slow down, connect, and read a book with a child in your life.

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PRACTICING MINDFULNESS HELPS PEOPLE CONTROL THEIR BRAINS WITH GREATER EASE, ALLOWING THEM TO PUT AN END TO ANXIOUS OR TRAUMATIC THOUGHTS.

Practicing Trauma Informed Mindfulness Meditation

Mar 2, 2019

Meditation is really difficult. Have you ever tried? If not, here’s a quick exercise you can do right now. Note: mindfulness isn’t for everybody. So if you feel unsettled by the idea, skip this exercise!

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Mission Justice

Jan 1, 2019

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…

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The Day of Joy

Nov 14, 2018

Fleeing an abuser often means leaving a home, family, friends, and any sense of normalcy in a child’s life. For many survivors, leaving an abusive relationship comes with significant financial…

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