Category: Adult Leadership

Facing Prejudice With Compassion and Determination

Here are some actions we can take to help create the better understanding needed if we are to have greater justice and more safety in our society.

Successes and Next Steps for International Child Protection Month

What a month! As September draws to a close, we are excited to report that the first International Child Protection Month has provided over 300,000 parents, teachers, coaches, and other caring adults with simple and effective actions they can take as leaders in protecting and promoting the safety and well-being of young people. And now, where do we go from here? First, please take 2 minutes to help us reach our goal of having 50,000 adults let us know that they have made the Kidpower Put Safety First Commitment.

Safety on the Way to School Guidelines from Kidpower

Use this one-page Kidpower Safety For Kids On The Way To School Checklist (downloadable as a pdf) that we compiled for parents about how to prepare their kids to be ready to make safe choices and get help while on their way to and from school, or anywhere else that they are allowed to go on their own.

Creating Positive Social Climates to Stop Bullying: Kidpower Tools for Adult Leaders

Our physical and social climates impact our quality of life and can determine whether or not harmful behaviors such as bullying will be allowed to grow. As leaders responsible for the well-being of others, particularly young people, we have significant power to affect the social climate. Whether or not we are aware of our power and its impact, it makes a tremendous difference in whether our kids are learning, playing, and living in positive social climates or negative ones.

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