September is International Child Protection Month – a celebration we started in 2014 for our 25th anniversary as an annual global initiative – providing free online resources for and from us and many other people partnering to keep our kids safe.
Here are five free activities you can start this September to join us in our mutual commitment to protecting young people from bullying, violence, and abuse – and empowering them with knowledge and skills for taking charge of their own well being.
I took this photo of a roadside sign next to a benign-looking creek near my home because it reminded me of the one of the most important skills we teach in Kidpower, which is to move away from trouble. Inertia – the tendency to stay put if we are still or to keep going in the […]
Last September, I made the Kidpower Protection Promise to many young friends as part of my personal commitment to our first International Child Protection Month. I took the hands of one six-year-old, who we’ll call Molly, and started, “You are VERY important to me!.” “I know that,” Molly nodded and smiled. “And if you have a […]
LGBTQ+ celebrations remind us to feel PRIDE in the ways each of us are different as we work together to make our world a safer and kinder place for everyone.
The Tyler Clementi Foundation’s #Day1 Campaign encourages leaders of schools, organizations, businesses, and other groups to state clearly on the first day that cruel behavior for any reason is not acceptable and what to do if it happens.