The first time I encountered people on the street asking for money, I was overwhelmed by a desire to help. I was 14 years old and with my family on vacation in Mexico. At the market, a wistful girl wearing torn clothes approached me with her little hand held out and said, “Tengo hambre.” (“I [...]
Category: Everyday Safety Plans
HABLE con su hijo para preparar un plan y para que aprenda lo siguiente: Que estará más seguro si anda en grupo y si es pequeño, con un adulto que usted autorice. Que debe pedir permiso a usted o al adulto que usted autorice, antes de cambiar de plan para irse con otra persona, no [...]
Like most women and some men, I am a veteran of street harassment. About 40 years ago, I was in my twenties traveling through Europe on my own, wearing a tie-dyed tee shirt and ragged blue jeans, treating the whole world as my friend. Although I mostly had a wonderful time, my trust was dampened [...]
Kidpower’s vision of working together to create cultures of caring, respect, and safety for everyone, everywhere is a lofty goal that is often challenging to make real in our daily lives. Here some resources that can help.