Healing Practices and Traditions from across the African Diaspora

February 16, 2024
Black woman during healing ritual.

As a Westernized culture, Americans tend to see the body and mind as two separate entities. If harm befalls the body, the body receives treatment. If harm befalls the mind, […]

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SAFE from Stalking: A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting Yourself

January 19, 2024
Person holding phone with incoming call from blocked number.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a crucial time to shed light on the pervasive issue of stalking and educate the public on the different forms it can take, from […]

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6 Red Flags of Human Trafficking in Youth

January 17, 2024
red flag in hand illustration

During Human Trafficking Awareness Month, it’s crucial to discuss how to spot signs of human trafficking and exploitation in young people. Understanding these signs can better help us identify those […]

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SAFE Charter Program’s Impact on a Young Mother’s Education

December 15, 2023
Young woman in school

Sophia* is a young mother residing in the SAFE Family Shelter. She was referred to the SAFE Charter Program by a Family Shelter Advocate and. Sophia, pregnant with her second […]

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Understanding the Adoption Process

November 17, 2023
Happy couple adopting two children.

Adoption is a profound and compassionate way to build families that provide children with loving homes and hopeful futures. Understanding the adoption process, its timelines, the unique dynamics of fostering […]

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Thanksgiving as an Opportunity for Reflection and Gratitude

November 17, 2023
Family gathered for Thanksgiving meal.

Introduction As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s essential to reflect on the true history of this holiday and the indigenous roots that have been overshadowed by the traditional narrative. Thanksgiving can be […]

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Survivor Story: Empowering Voices Through Domestic Violence Awareness

October 20, 2023
Woman holding purple domestic violence awareness ribbon.

Lucia’s story is an important one to share during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For ten long years, Lucia suffered in silence. She found herself trapped in an abusive relationship with […]

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Supporting Survivors in Your Life: Why Trauma-Informed Care is Critical

October 18, 2023
Woman supporting male friend

Trigger warning: This post talks about people who have survived a trauma such as sexual assault or interpersonal violence.   If you’re a friend, family member, or partner of someone […]

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Halloween Donations for Kids

October 9, 2023
Halloween costumes for kids needed at SAFE | Donate candy, treat bags, and costumes this October for kids

🎃👻 Calling all ghosts and ghouls, witches and wizards readying themselves for spooky season! 🧙‍♀️🧟‍♂️ The temperature has finally begun to drop and the spirits of Halloween are beginning to […]

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Touch-A-Truck: Where Big Adventures Await Little Explorers!

September 22, 2023

Are you ready for a honkin’ good time? Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 30, because it’s time to rev up your engines and head over to Q2 Stadium for […]

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