Are you ready for 3 minutes of pure joy? Watch our new Kidpower Highlights video!

You’ll see children and adults – including people with disabilities! – practicing safety skills with Kidpower instructors in Argentina, Bangladesh, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Kenya, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sweden, and in the US.

You’ll see people of different ages, abilities, and cultures having fun and gaining confidence as they practice skills for taking charge of their safety.

Behind every smile, every boundary, and every Kidpower Trash Can in this video is a story of Kidpower community members and supporters taking action to put safety first – across languages, between cultures, and around borders to connect over a shared language of safety.

Help us create more safety and joy – donate now! Every dollar you give will be DOUBLED between now and December 31!


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Published: December 21, 2023   |   Last Updated: December 21, 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.