by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Apr 18, 2018
Every time the news is filled with yet another upsetting story about young people who were abused by someone in a position of trust, countless parents, guardians, and educators ask the same questions: How could this have happened? What do I need to do to keep it from happening to MY kids? How can I […]
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Mar 22, 2017
Kids and adults alike often suffer from name-calling, taunting, rude gestures, pranks, and other cruel behavior because of their weight. This handout and audio recording thanks to Healthful Life MD Abby Bleistein provide resources for health care providers and other caring adults who want to provide support and skills for young people who face much higher risks of being bullied about their weight.
by Erika Leonard, Kidpower California Program Director | Feb 21, 2017
What does a play about a coal miner’s son who loves to dance have to do with what we teach in Kidpower? We were truly honored when the Berkeley Playhouse chose Kidpower as the nonprofit partner for their current production of Billy Elliot: The Musical. And, when a group of Kidpower California folks watched the […]
by Irene van der Zande, Kidpower Founder and Executive Director | Jan 12, 2017
Kidpower advice to stop bullying among siblings – our answer to a babysitter’s question and concerns. As the babysitter, your job is to be in charge – and you can make a big difference in these children’s lives by helping to change this bullying dynamic.
by Erika Leonard, Kidpower California Program Director | Nov 2, 2016
Enjoy our radio interview about bullying, conducted by high school seniors in the Youth Broadcast Journalism program with Corey Mason at El Cerrito High School.