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Relationship 'Red Flags'

We've all seen and read these types of lists online or in self-help books, but what's different about this list? Well, for one, it's specifically about relationships. But it's also about you. Each point requires introspection and self-awareness. Because if you want to spot toxic people, you cannot focus entirely on their behavior--that's only half the battle. You must also come to recognize the looming…

Safe in the Sun!

You can feel it. The sun on your face, the cool breeze through your hair, and the refreshing thought of your toes in the water. Summertime has arrived! With that thought there are several things we need to keep in mind. Kids are no longer in school and are exploring their new found freedom. Please be aware of them riding their bikes or playing with friends by the roads and streets. Warmer weather…

Where are We Now? Minnesota's 2014 Legislative Session and Crime Victims

2014 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY SESSION RECAP As is historically the case in Minnesota, domestic and sexual violence legislation was a top priority for the legislature in 2014 - first and foremost, because domestic and sexual violence advocates across the state continue to remind their elected officials that safety is the foundation of every issue. Please THANK YOUR REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS BY CLICKING…

Thanks to Law Enforcement

National Police Week 2014 was Sunday, May 11th through Saturday, May 17th. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the…

Celebrating 35 Years of Building Safe, Healthy Communities

Midwest Dueling Pianos is coming to Alexandria! Celebrate 35 years of creating safe, healthy communities with Someplace Safe at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria, MN, on May 9th, and kick off Mother's Day weekend in style! 5:30pm Doors open for Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:30pm Welcome, Dinner & Awards 8:00pm Midwest Dueling Pianos Performance This amazing evening includes entertainment…

Denim Day 2014: There is NO EXCUSE Not to Participate!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Someplace Safe is seeking area employers, organizations and individuals to join us on April 23, 2014 for National Denim Day.Someplace Safe also encourages you to participate in our Dollars for Denim campaign. On this day, individuals may donate $1 to wear denim and raise awareness of myths surrounding rape and sexual violence, collectively showing support for…

Making Meaningful Connections to Prevent Child Abuse

Violence is an urgent public health problem in our country. Far too many Americans, both young and old, have witnessed or experienced violence in their homes, schools or neighborhoods. April is recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a time to reflect how children experience violence and how we can protect the children who will become our future. Child development is a foundation for community…

Taking Action for ALL Women

What is Women''s Action Day? Is it a special day when women jump into action and become super heroes? Is it a day when women obtain special powers and are able to solve all the problems of the world? No, it is not either of the fore mentioned. Women''s Action Day is an annual event at the Minnesota State Capitol where we can give women who are victims of violence and assault a voice and chance to be…

Recognizing Our Communities

 Someplace Safe is currently seeking nominations from our communities and partners for our Friends of Someplace Safe Community Awards! Nominations are being sought for allies, volunteers, and survivors who either currently or have in the past worked with Someplace Safe to help build safer, healthier communities. CLICK HERE for the short nomination form!We ask you to please help us by sharing and passing…

Purple, Pasta, Purses and Prizes!

Attention Ladies! Are you a supporter of Someplace Safe? Do you enjoy delicious food, good fun, and an evening out with the girls? If the answer is "yes" to these questions, mark your calendars for February 20th, 2014, and join us at the 2nd Annual Purple Power Fundraiser! Doors open at the Wahpeton Eagles Club at 5:30 p.m. Check out or print a copy of the poster HERE. You may ask yourself, "what…


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October Lunch & Learn - DVAM Kickoff

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October 11

10th Annual Chili Feed Fundraiser - Breckenridge

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October 14

October Lunch & Learn - Supporting Survivors

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It's October - Help us Kick Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Friday 09/24/2021

Unpacking the Cleary Act - National Campus Safety Awareness Month

Monday 08/30/2021

Heading Back to School Safer: A Look at Bullying

Wednesday 07/28/2021