Like so many, we are deeply sad that 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a Florida high school student, was shot by 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Sad for a young life cut short. Sad for his family and friends. We cannot help asking questions and seeking answers about what might have made a difference – and might help to prevent this from happening again.
Category: Kidnapping Prevention and Stranger Safety
Before we teach children and teens how to fight in our self-defense workshops, we coach them until they are successful in practicing skills that will make fighting unnecessary most of the time.
A little bit of planning ahead of time can make a huge difference in making sure that everybody has a great time on Halloween.
When we hear about horrifying kidnappings, it is hard to not become overwhelmed with anxiety. Here are some ideas for how to protect kids rather than traumatize them with too much information. The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults provides tools for preparing young people to navigate their world with safety and confidence. Most of [...]