SEATTLE AGAINST FORECLOSURE AND EVICTION
No gentrification. No Displacement.
S.A.F.E. is an anti-displacement community organization with a mission to fight for economic, social and environmental justice and gender equity. We achieve these goals by fostering working-class power through education, organization, and participation. Our primary focus is on organizing poor and working-class peoples and reaching across ethnic and cultural distinctions. We encourage community leadership, individual empowerment and the right to self-determination. We are dedicated to creating systemic change and societal transformation.
We believe, it is not what you keep that is important, but what you give.
Keeping Seattle S.A.F.E.
We value cooperation, hands on engagement, feasibility, and sustainability. Our work is focused on informing, and empowering low income renters and homeowners facing displacement. We are a non-violent organization that empowers and encourages through education and advocacy.
We are non-sectarian, we do not endorse any religion, philosophy, or political candidate. Our primary focus is organizing, community building, and taking direct action.
S.A.F.E. exists to support diverse communities. Community Justice is more than just housing justice. It is economic justice, social justice, and environmental justice. We advocate for community control and decision making over the planning and governance of the areas where they live and work, with full transparency and accountability. Our focus is on community building, creating sustainable economies, while fostering intersectionality and inclusivity.
Fighting for Self Determination.
S.A.F.E. understands the conditions that creates housing instability in a growing Seattle. S.A.F.E. aims to give vulnerable communities tools to resist homelessness and displacement to keep their communities intact.
Asserting our right to exist.
S.A.F.E. advocates for the most at-risk communities affected by the current displacement and homelessness crisis. S.A.F.E. stands in solidarity people of color and with our LGBT+ family. We believe in cultivating solidarity through cultural awareness and intersectionality.
Demanding livable communities.
S.A.F.E. advocates for city policy that creates a safer and more sustainable environment for communities affected most by environmental racism.
“THE TIME HAS COME FOR US TO CIVILIZE OURSELVES BY THE TOTAL, DIRECT AND IMMEDIATE ABOLITION OF POVERTY"
- MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Our focus is primarily dedicated to people directly taking a stand against displacement and gentrification. Our meetings are meant to be spaces dedicated to providing education and support.
*All of SAFE’s actions are made public in the interest of transparency, solidarity, and coalition building.