The Heart of the Matter

  • December 11, 2023
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Meet Pablo Callejas Meet our Senior Director of Student & Community Services, Pablo Callejas. Pablo has been with Safe Passage for over 13 years. He heads up our Integrated Health Services Team, made up of 13 staff that provide psychology, healthcare, social work, and health education services to our

Meet Patricia Barneond, Senior Director of Education

  • November 17, 2023
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Building strong learners and community. Dr. Sciarretta hosts Safe Passage’s Senior Director of Education Patricia Barneond on his podcast “The Superintendent’s Hangout.” Dr Sciarretta has visited Safe Passage and is the Superintendent of Albert Einstein Academies in California.  To listen to the episode in full you can find the

Impact Newsletter – Fall 2023​

  • November 10, 2023
  • 673 Views

We Are Safe Passage—Stories of what drives us. In the nearly 25 years in which Safe Passage has been operating, we have seen a remarkable amount of change and growth—from the programming and services we offer, to our leadership, staff, supporters and the community itself. Throughout all these changes,

Meet New Executive Director Erin Mooney

  • July 20, 2023
  • 1566 Views

The Board of Directors of Safe Passage takes great pride and pleasure in welcoming Erin Mooney as our new Executive Director.  Erin’s appointment represents the successful culmination of an extensive international search process supported by Carney, Sandoe & Associates, a search firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. Erin distinguished herself

Passing the Torch

  • June 21, 2023
  • 1152 Views

“Of all my travels to the seven continents around the world, this—my 11th visit to Safe Passage—is closest to my heart.  From 2006, when my grandchildren and grandniece were 4 and 6 years old, they learned about the poverty, as well as the miracle of hope that is Safe

Impact Newsletter Spring 2023

  • June 10, 2023
  • 796 Views

Your Impact through Spring 2023 Our impact newsletter (in English and Spanish below) features the success stories of 4 individuals who have come to Safe Passage or work there. We’re also sharing some recent events and exciting news about our spring matching program. If you would like to help

In honor of Hanley

  • March 9, 2023
  • 1200 Views

Today we celebrate the founder of Safe Passage, Hanley Denning, on her birthday. She opened the doors of Safe Passage (Camino Seguro) in December 1999. The hard reality of life in the Guatemala City garbage dump was unlike anything she had previously experienced in the United States. She felt a

Grant Award

  • February 24, 2023
  • 1021 Views

Safe Passage Awarded Grant from the Evelyn S. and K.E. Barrett Foundation The Evelyn S. and K.E. Barrett Foundation of Kittery has awarded a two-year grant totaling $40,000 to Maine nonprofit Safe Passage/Camino Seguro. In the first year, funds are helping relocate and build a new warehouse, or “bodega,”

First Day of School

  • January 9, 2023
  • 708 Views

First Day of School 2023 This is the first week of the 2023 school year and the first time back in full capacity since before the pandemic! To say teachers, students, and staff are thrilled would be an understatement.  Previous Next

SAFE PASSAGE IN THE NEWS

  • August 28, 2020
  • 1595 Views

It’s hard to believe that 20 years have passed since Maine native, Hanley Denning founded Safe Passage but it’s true! We are turning 20 and celebrating with our first-ever virtual 5k, which was highlighted in a local publication. Read about the Virtual 5K, our 20 year milestone and insights