S.A.F.E. leverages University of California, Merced students and student-athletes towards developing projects and programs to empower and encourage the local youth. With a variety of interactive programs and projects, S.A.F.E.'s goal is to provide endless opportunities for our local students and student-athletes to attend post-secondary education in the form of 4-year universities and colleges. 

Its that time of year again! 2018 Leadership Games is HERE! Register now! Let's take a look back at how last year's event went!


Summer Yacht Fundraiser


This coming June 2017, SAFE and SM Entertainment will be hosting Northern California's best towards raising money for educational and career developmental programs. To find out more about our event, including how to get involved, click below.

2016 Summer Camp Recap


This past summer was a success! Youth (K-6th) engaged in educational and recreational activities towards promoting successful careers through education. To read the full review from this past summer's camp, including testimonials, click below.

Community Partners


Our our proud to work with and represent a large variety of community organizations to impacting our youth. To see a full list of our proud community partners click below.


"Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best you are capable of becoming."

John Wooden


"To empower students by developing confidence and leadership through education and athletics."
SAFE Mission Statement


It is S.A.F.E.'s long term vision to be established throughout the state of California and begin to develop amongst the low socioeconomic regions of the United States. Through developing chapters within universities and colleges, S.A.F.E. and the student life can begin to develop successful youth student-athlete in their local communities.