Juneteenth: A message from SAFE’s Black/African-American Staff Task Force


June 18, 2021

Juneteenth commemorates the end of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, an institution of enslavement that remained in place for 400 years.

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SAFE staff, residents, and clients show their Pride


June 18, 2021
Image description: A beautiful arrangement of potted plants on a patio. Many plants share their pots with small flags, including the Pride rainbow flag, the trans flag, and the pansexual flag.

We asked our staff to share expressions of their Pride! Check out these creative expressions from staff, residents, and clients at SAFE.

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It’s not easy to see yourself as a victim


June 18, 2021

Liam was determined to leave his abusive partner and his children were his motivation. He wanted to be a good father.

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Announcing SAFE’s new API/Pan-Asian Staff Task Force


May 21, 2021
Image description: An illustration of hands all on top of one another. The hands are all of people of different races and skin colors.

Asian, Pacific Islander, & Pan-Asian identified staff at SAFE met for the first time to create a task force and find ways that SAFE can better support this community.

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SAFE School graduates record number of students


May 21, 2021
Image description: A photo of the backs of several students dressed in black caps and gowns as during a graduation ceremony. Family and friends are smiling in the background.

This school year, the SAFE School is graduating 11 students—a feat made even more impressive considering disruptions caused by the pandemic.

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Dear foster parents: Thank you for your sacred work


May 20, 2021
Image description: A stock photo depicting foster parenting. A white woman is sitting down with her arms around two children. They are all smiling. One child is to be a young, Black boy and the other child is a young, white girl.

To all foster parents: Thank you for healing children with love and equal parts nurture and structure. It is sacred work.

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Give Kids the Summer They Deserve


May 17, 2021

SAFE is working tirelessly to help those in need of a safe and supportive environment. After the events of the past year, our families and kids deserve a fun and healing summer. Your gift today will give a child the chance to be a kid again. Please show your support and impact the lives of […]

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SAFE statement: Chauvin is guilty


April 21, 2021
Image description: A photo of the SAFE logo on a wall. The word "SAFE" is in black letters next to a red line on the right. The wall is a light blonde wood.

A jury on Tuesday, April 20, found ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd.

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Healing from trauma is a journey


April 15, 2021
Image description: A photo of a Latinx/Hispanic woman looking at the camera. She has a slight smile on her face.

When Aurora first came to SAFE, she didn’t realize healing was possible. Now she’s encouraging others to learn alongside her.

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Be a safety ninja!


April 15, 2021
Image description: A screenshot from an animated video. A cartoony child dressed in a red ninja costume is hiding behind a red recliner. A small play icon is in the middle of the image.

What do you do when people in your house are acting scary? When that happens you can take care of yourself by becoming a safety ninja.

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