SAFE PASSAGE IN THE NEWS

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 from a Safe Passage alum in Read More »

Project Homework! Focus on EL in challenging times

Our innovative Expeditionary Learning (EL) model is flexible so that students are able to continue their learning during these challenging times. Teachers have adapted and assigned expeditions that integrate hand-ons activities and critical thinking skills — a hallmark of EL curriculum — that culminate in a final project. Here are just a few examples of Read More »

Learning Like Champions!

Some of our littlest learners, working on their education packets at home. Our teacher’s are working hard to ensure our student’s educational needs are met.   They are developing new strategies for distance learning and focusing their lesson plans around relevant topics; like personal hygiene, mental health/coping during this crisis, and projects that promote interaction and Read More »

COVID Relief: Community Partners Provide Water

Safe Passage is partnering up with a group of nonprofits, collectively called REDES, as well as the local municipality to provide clean water to folks in the community. So far, 24 water trucks (each carrying enough water to support 50 families for three days) have delivered water to eight neighborhoods throughout Zone 3 that were Read More »

VIDEO: How Safe Passage changed our lives

The lives of Leslie and her family have been changed forever by Safe Passage. Hear directly from them how Safe Passage has impacted their lives in this video, shot and edited by Safe Passage graduate Daniel.

Smiling like Cinderella princesses: Dress A Girl

One of our supporters Ky Wolterbeek recently brought down 166 dresses for some of our students. Ky works with Dress a Girl Around the World which provides beautiful dresses sewn by volunteers to disadvantaged girls around the world. Ky shared her story with us below. I have been involved with Safe Passage for 15 years. Read More »

Poem about the dump

After taking a tour of Safe Passage in November with her high school, a student named Jenny wrote a poem about her experience. DUMP “Dump.” Upon hearing this word, what comes to your mind? Gradually decaying materials that are uncompostable to the soil? A source of pollution and breeding ground for pathogens? A gray zone, Read More »

New U.S. Director Joins the Safe Passage Team

We are pleased to announce that Anna Marie Klein-Christie has joined us as the new U.S. Director/Director of Development for Safe Passage/Camino Seguro! She joins our team after decades working in the nonprofit community in Maine. Her work has focused on youth and families by serving as the Executive Director of Rippleffect, an experiential education Read More »