Grow Engage Read Imagine (GERI) is an initiative from  Safe Haven Ministries. GERI gives readers tools to handle important conversations, promotes healthy relationships, and helps to prevent violence.

Our Mission

Preventing Domestic Sexual Violence

Grow Engage Read Imagine (GERI)  uses children’s books as an effective method of violence prevention.  Safe Haven Ministries has created a list of age-appropriate books for children and teens, exploring alternatives to violence. These carefully chosen books promote gender equity, leadership, respecting boundaries, and community. These shared values help to reduce the impact of harm on youth and their families.

Our Goals

We Seek to:

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GERI readers include pre-K through high school-aged youth. The books we choose to share are developmentally appropriate and rooted in child development theory.