Data on physical punishment leads to ‘No Hit Zones’


February 3, 2017

Spanking is hitting and parents in the US hit more than parents in other countries. Kids who are hit show significantly more aggressive and anti-social behavior

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Using technology to build healthy relationships


February 3, 2017

Students from Sadler Means Young Women’s Leadership Academy established the first Cyber/Tech Abuse Awareness Week on their campus in October, 2016.

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School becomes more sensitive to students’ trauma


February 3, 2017

Students and adults at Anderson High School have a plan to address weighty topics, including dating abuse, sexual assault, and suicide.

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Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month


February 3, 2017

Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and commissioners recognize February 2017 as Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month.

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Educational theater offers youth opportunities


February 3, 2017
Changing Lives

Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble and Where’s Your Line? are bringing excited theatre opportunities to youth in the Austin area!

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SAFE opposes proposed cuts to Violence Against Women Act funds


January 20, 2017

We can say with absolute certainty that more women will be abused, and more women will die from abuse, if the proposed cuts to VAWA grants go into effect.

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Merger announcement: We are SAFE


December 30, 2016

As of Jan. 1, Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace will merge to become The SAFE Alliance (SAFE). This merger is a result of our deep commitment to the people we serve.

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Life Skills grads experience journey


December 23, 2016

The graduating class of this fall’s Life Skills Program saw inside themselves – rediscovering who they are & identifying their new hopes, dreams, & goals.

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Frankie Fowler a ‘Legend’ for 35 years of volunteering


December 13, 2016

Frankie Fowler is the 62nd Legend award recipient for 35 years of volunteering at SafePlace and her many contributions to the Austin community.

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13 parenting tips: Holiday edition!


November 22, 2016

This time of year can be demanding and downright stressful, so here are some parenting tasks to help you slow down, plan ahead, and reap the holiday spirit!

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