Diez y Seis: Reflecting on Colonialism’s Impact in the Workplace

September 15, 2023
Three people holding Mexican flags.

Colonialism in the Workplace Colonialism is a practice of domination and exploitation, which involves the subjugation of one people to another. It has had a profound and lasting impact on […]

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Survivor Story: A Heartwarming Reunion

September 15, 2023
Older couple walking with little girl through the woods.

In the spring of 2022, a heartwarming story unfolded when a little girl named Lily* needed a loving family. Lily’s life began with a tough start as her mom and […]

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Survivor Story: Finn’s Path to Belonging at SAFE’s Charter School

August 16, 2023
nonbinary teen doing homework

Finn* joined SAFE with only a few weeks left in the school year. They stayed in the emergency shelter. Before this, they had a tough time at another school. This […]

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The Truth about Human Trafficking: Exposing Common Misconceptions

July 28, 2023
A woman carrying a sign at a Human Trafficking march that says, "Human Beings Are Sold Everyday".

Human trafficking and exploitation are crimes that violate basic human rights and continue to plague societies worldwide. Despite its widespread occurrence, human trafficking remains a subject clouded with misconceptions. Trafficking […]

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Survivor Story: Isabella’s Journey to Reclaiming Her Life

July 20, 2023
Young woman holding coffee looking out home window.

Isabella was not a native of Austin. She had ventured to Texas from a different state, where she had married, unknowingly stepping into the dark world of trafficking. Her partner […]

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Honoring the Hidden Battles: Veterans and Post-Military Trauma

June 30, 2023
Father in the military with his family.

As we gather to celebrate Independence Day, it is crucial to acknowledge and honor the brave people who have served in the armed forces, defending the freedoms we hold dear. […]

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Pride Month: The ongoing fight for LGBTQ+ rights

June 28, 2023
Row of people holding small pride flags.

The Importance of Pride Pride began as a movement driven by brave voices filled with unwavering love and joy. It was and is a tenacious pursuit for equality, allowing queer […]

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Celebrating Juneteenth: Supporting the Black community in Austin

June 17, 2023
Juneteenth - Freedom Day

In recent years, the significance of Juneteenth has gained widespread recognition as a pivotal moment in American history. Originating in Texas, Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and […]

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Dear dads, our Fatherhood program is here to help

June 15, 2023
A father and his daughter reading a book together.

As we celebrate fatherhood and the invaluable role you play in your children’s lives, we want to acknowledge something that often goes unspoken: parenting is not an easy journey. It’s […]

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Firearms in the home: Protecting children from gun violence this summer

June 6, 2023
A mother and her child eating ice cream at the park.

Gun Violence in the United States Gun violence is a pressing issue in American society, impacting communities, families, and individuals across the nation. While much attention is often focused on […]

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