Un/conditional compromises


February 21, 2019
A scale is in the background. The words It's hard to point to the moment when I realized that things were off balance because the scale was constantly teetering" are in overlaid in front of the scale.

Jake was Emily’s caretaker. He was also her boyfriend. Emily depended on him. When the relationship became violent, there was no easy way to leave.

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Celebrating Black History Month at SAFE


February 21, 2019
A poster that recognizes influential Black people throughout American history.

SAFE’s Black/African-American Staff Task Force hosted two staff potlucks to celebrate Black History Month among our staff!

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Violence and abuse intersect in a million ways


February 20, 2019
A silhouetted image of a female identified woman with large afro-style hair. Red and white images of arrows are swirling around the silhouette.

Violence and abuse disproportionately impact marginalized groups. Our work involves changing systems that harm these communities and keep people from seeking help.

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SAFE Introduces SAFE Institute to Foster Inclusive, Respectful Workplaces


January 29, 2019

Media Contact: Katarina Brown Jones-Dilworth, Inc. 713-498-3643 kat@jones-dilworth.com The SAFE Institute: Customized education and training programs help organizations address harassment Austin, TX – January 29, 2019 – SAFE, a national leader in building healthy and respectful communities to stop abuse for everyone, today announced the launch of the SAFE Institute, a new initiative created to bring […]

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SAFE opposes proposed rule changes to Title IX


January 23, 2019
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Proposed rules for Title IX would change the focus from the rights of sexual assault survivors to the rights of the accused. Public comment through Jan. 30.

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Amplify SAFE!


January 17, 2019
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Help SAFE reach our goal of $175,000 during Amplify Austin! Every dollar helps provide safety, stability, and healing to survivors in our community.

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Partnership to combat youth homelessness shows immediate results


January 16, 2019
A panel of four female-identified people sit at a table along with one male-identified person. A female identified person and standing, holding a microphone.

Over the last few months, SAFE has housed 12 youth-led households as part of a new collaboration with LifeWorks and Caritas of Austin.

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Ask SAFE: What do I do if I’m being stalked?


January 16, 2019
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January is National Stalking Awareness Month. We’re answering questions about stalking, what you can do if someone is stalking you, and more.

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Finding her way out of the riptide


December 20, 2018

You’re helping adults, children, and families in our community escape the trauma and violence that have them trapped. You’re helping people like Alana.

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Gifts galore! Spreading holiday cheer to hundreds of families!


December 20, 2018

Over 6,000 gifts donated, fulfilling nearly 400 wishlists from children and families staying at SAFE! Thank you for making the holidays a little more special for people who have been through so much.

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