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Your gift today will help transform tomorrow’s stories of bullying, abuse, and violence into stories of safety, confidence, and success by providing:

  • free and low-cost resources to empower people with skills to protect themselves and others
  • live online workshops to people in need regardless of their ability to pay
  • practical, adaptable strategies to create safer schools, neighborhoods, workplaces, and communities

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Published: December 31, 2023   |   Last Updated: December 31, 2023

Kidpower Founder and Executive Irene van der Zande is a master at teaching safety through stories and practices and at inspiring others to do the same. Her child protection and personal safety expertise has been featured by USA Today, CNN, Today Moms, the LA Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Publications include: cartoon-illustrated Kidpower Safety Comics and Kidpower Teaching Books curriculum; Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe; the Relationship Safety Skills Handbook for Teens and Adults; Earliest Teachable Moment: Personal Safety for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers; The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults: Personal Safety, Self-Protection, Confidence, and Advocacy for Young People, and the Amazon Best Seller Doing Right by Our Kids: Protecting Child Safety at All Levels.