Impact Newsletter Spring 2024

  • May 21, 2024
  • 1341 Views

Your Impact through Spring 2024 Our impact newsletter (in English and Spanish below) includes stories from teachers on campus and anecdotes about student successes. We’re also sharing some recent events and exciting news about our spring matching program. If you would like to help us continue our mission in

In Loving Memory

  • February 15, 2024
  • 850 Views

In Loving Memory Mercedes Chavez Caal Mercedes was in her 7th year of teaching 1st grade at Safe Passage. She was deeply passionate about education, literacy, the Expeditionary Learning model, and our community. She was trusted and respected by students, peers and our staff. In addition to being a

The Heart of the Matter

  • December 11, 2023
  • 678 Views

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
  • 711 Views

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
  • 1030 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
  • 2068 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
  • 1461 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