Mobile Advocacy

Mobile Advocacy for Survivors of Domestic Violence SPAN, alongside the rest of our community, experienced significant changes and obstacles with the rise of the Omicron Covid-19 variant. In order to ensure our clients safety, our amazing advocates introduced mobile advocacy services. We have continued to meet the needs of survivors and offer substantial resources. SPAN’s…

Black History Month

Black History Month 2022 “Black people stand not apart from but in the center of American history. Every American who honors Black achievement and accomplishment honors their nation. Dig deeper. Read more. Listen and learn from those who know. Appreciate the sacrifices, innovation, and unrequited love that Black people have given this nation.” – Renee…

Marshall Fire Information & Resources

Marshall Fire Information & Resources We are safe. Our shelter is safe. Our housing clients are safe. Our staff is safe. We are safe. We are so grateful for our SPAN supporters who reached out concerning the safety of survivors of domestic violence during the fires in Boulder County. We were able to safely evacuate our…

Celebrating Anne’s 30 Years at SPAN!

For an organization to be impactful on the community, it needs passionate people, committed to its growth and a vision for the future. Over our 40-plus years, SPAN has expanded and transitioned our programs to meet the needs of survivors and create a safer community. Throughout almost all of these changes, Anne Tapp has been…

Colorado Gives Day 2021

Colorado Gives Day – Tuesday, December 7th For many of us, the holiday season means gathering with the ones we love at home. But not every home is filled with safety or comfort. At Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN), we know that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate…

In Memory of Barbara Paradiso

On Monday night, Barb Paradiso, SPAN’s Executive Director from 1986 to 1997, unexpectedly passed away. As we mourn the loss of such a remarkable woman, we remember the amazing work that Barb accomplished on behalf of survivors and her devotion to ending violence in our community. During her time as Executive Director of SPAN, Barb had…

JUL-IPA Roof Top Party!

Join us at our 13th Annual JUL-IPA Roof Top Party! We are so excited to announce our JUL-IPA Roof Top Party with our long-term partners at West End Tavern to conclude a great month of fundraising for SPAN! Throughout the month of July, West End Tavern has offered several featured beers with partial proceeds going…

#BoulderStrong

March 22, 2021 will be a day we remember for a lifetime. Panic flew across Boulder County Monday afternoon when an active shooter entered Boulder’s local grocery store. For most of us, terror shifted to relief as we accounted for our loved ones: “I’m home…I’m safe.”  For the families and friends of ten people, those…