Honoring the Hidden Battles: Veterans and Post-Military Trauma

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

It is crucial to acknowledge and honor the brave people who have served in the armed forces, defending the freedoms we hold dear. While their courageous sacrifices often receive recognition, […]

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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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The causes and effects of violence on the AAPI community

May 19, 2023
AAPI Heritage Month

As you may know, May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. During this month, as well as year-round, we want to honor and celebrate those who identify as […]

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Planet SAFE provides secure visitation and exchanges for families

May 19, 2023
Planet SAFE logo

As we celebrate 10 years of Planet SAFE, we look to clients to see the impact that the work has. One client was kind enough to share her experience with […]

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The link between abuse and children’s mental health

May 4, 2023

The first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week and May 6 is Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month. Although it may […]

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Healthy parenting begins at Strong Start: Avery’s story

April 14, 2023

Avery is a new mother at a young age. She was in an abusive relationship that spanned throughout her teenage years with her child’s father. She is a survivor of […]

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Expect Respect dissemination project lands successfully in Chicago

March 23, 2023

Expect Respect is proud to partner with Between Friends based out of Chicago, IL as they work toward incorporating tools and strategies from the Expect Respect program into their teen […]

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