Peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters

About SafeHouse

Safehouse Lancaster’s mission is to educate and equip young black and brown people for activism work and be a resource for training and accountability for local ally owned businesses and organizations.

Our Team

Kearasten

Kearasten

Co-executive director

(She/Her)

Kearasten is our Co-Executive Director! She was born and raised in Lancaster City and currently resides downtown. Kearasten has been involved in advocacy work since high school and is excited to continue learning how to better serve the community. When Kearasten isn’t doing work for SafeHouse, she runs her sewing business, Fo’ Sew, and is an artist and a stand-up comic.

Isaac

Isaac

Co-executive director

(He/They)

Isaac is our Co-Executive Director! Raised in Lancaster County, Isaac has been doing racial bias focused work for the last 3 years and is excited to bring that experience to SafeHouse. Isaac has a passion for helping other young people succeed and building strong communities. When not at SafeHouse, Isaac also works as a consultant and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Two of his favorite activities are writing and hiking.

Tess

Tess

Media, Resources & Training

(She/They)

Tess manages our social media and assists in creating resources and trainings for ally-owned businesses! She grew up in Lancaster and currently lives downtown with her partner Ethan and hairless cat Gremlin. When Tess isn’t working with SafeHouse, she leads worship for a PC(USA) church in Strasburg. She is also the owner of Line & Letter Designs, through which she creates handlettered wedding & home decor.

SafeHouse Merch

Shop Merch
Two women embracing in SafeHouse branded tops
Man in SafeHouse t-shirt in casual pose
Beautiful Black woman smiling wearing SafeHouse t-shirt

How Can I Help?

Safehouse Lancaster is currently accepting donations via Venmo and PayPal. If you would like to contribute in another way, please use the contact information provided below. Thank you!