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Have you seen her? Missing San Antonio...

SAN ANTONIO — Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing San Antonio teen. 16-year-old Alexandria “Brianna” Martinez was last seen Monday in the 100 block of […]

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An Interview with Mercedes Molloy

Mercedes Molloy is the founder of SafeSquad, an app committed to providing peace of mind for young women and men across the globe. Championing for access to health care, representation […]

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Safe Squad: How Mercedes Molloy Makes Change

I first heard of Mercedes Molloy while casually browsing Instagram stories on my phone, landing eventually on one posted by BUILT BY GIRLS, a national organization which advocates for girls […]

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The Stigma Around Talking About Sexual Assault...

It is no secret that there are many instances of sexual assault on American college campuses, a taboo topic whose sensitivity makes it hard for students to discuss. Yet, by […]

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A family in California creates an application...

Mercedes Molloy was sexually abused when she was 12 years old, a situation that changed her life to that of her loved ones. After the traumatic experience, she and her mother […]

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Scotts Valley teen creates “SafeSquad” app

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. – After suffering a traumatic experience at the young age of 11, Mercedes Molloy, is hoping to prevent what happened to her from happening to others. Molloy was […]

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Kendra Scott Event

On Sunday, July 6th, Safe Squad held a Kendra Scott partnered event where 20% of the proceeds from 2 PM – 4 PM goes towards Girls Up! Girls Up is […]

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Interview:

What inspired you to start Safe Squad?  Mercedes had an experience directly related to the issue of sexual assault and rape and felt that the issue was underrepresented. She sought […]

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KION 5/46 News Channel Interview & Segment

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. – After suffering a traumatic experience at the young age of 11, Mercedes Molloy, is hoping to prevent what happened to her from happening to others. Molloy was […]

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Faces of Feminism Interview

WHAT DOES FEMINISM MEAN TO YOU? To me, feminism is intersectional. It is not exclusive to a specific demographic, but rather it’s about being mutually inclusive to all regardless of […]

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Real Talk Blog:

Q&A with Mercedes Molloy Mercedes Molloy is a survivor, activist and founder of Safe Squad, an app committed to providing peace of mind for young women and men across the globe.  Championing for access […]

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The Defiant Movement Interview:

Meet Mercedes Molloy – an innovator, survivor, and activist. As a freshman in university, she is the founder of the Safe Squad Mobile App, a free app created on the […]

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Why do survivors of sexual assault don’t...

Every 92 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. With an average of 321,500 victims of rape and sexual assault each year in the United States, age 12 or older, many […]

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Gen Z is a podcast for the...

“Gen Z is a podcast for the first true digital natives. Old enough to articulate how we really feel.. We’re spilling the tea all things Gen Z” It was truly […]

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“You Glow Different When You’re Doing Better.”

On Sunday, June 2nd, our team partnered up with Sephora at their Valley Fair location to hold a private event dedicated to providing free makeovers to survivors of domestic violence, […]

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Meet Our Founder

Mercedes Molloy is an incredible 19 year old young woman who has already taken her life into her own hands, molding and creating a path for herself. A survivor, activist, […]

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