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April 4, 2014
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April 4, 2014
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Kid Power is an amazing resource for everyone! All their work to end bullying with helpful stories and advice helped me as teacher work to create a safe place in my school and beyond.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Host more clinics!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

April 2, 2014
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April 2, 2014
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My daughter has taken 3 KidPower Classes and as a result of what she learned a much more confident and competent fourteen year old. I found the self defense portion of the class so valuable. Kidpower has found the perfect recipe of how to explain to a child that scary things can happen without scaring them. Instead Kidpower empowers children. They were able to explain and teach in ways that I as a parent could not master.
Thank you kidpower. You are saving lives and helping us to raise children who thrive.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

March 30, 2014
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March 30, 2014
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Run, don't walk, to a Kidpower class. If there are conversations about 'strangers' or personal space or safety that you feel ill-equipped to have with your child(ren), let the experts help out! Kidpower basically initiates these conversations and then gives your kids the voice, words and actions to use in a number of situations.

It was money - and prime Sunday hours - well-spent!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

October 2, 2013
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October 2, 2013
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Kidpower is fantastic. It offers age-appropriate, positive, empowering, effective tools in a very positive context. It allows children to both "nourish their hopes and not their fears" and be prepared to make the safest choices for themselves. The teaching is excellent, the role-plays are fun, and the comic book continues to engage our daughter, reminding her of the tools we learned in class.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 16, 2013
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September 16, 2013
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As a parent of a 5 year old and a 2 year old, I found their workshop to be very informative, entertaining and applicable. The thing that impressed me most, is how well the material was conveyed to both the parents and the children in the room. My son and I now have a common language that we can use to discuss topics around safety and empowerment. The follow up materials (the included comic book) was a hit with my son and he likes to go back and read it with me from time to time. It is an extremely effective way to reinforce the topics that we had discussed during the workshop so that he can apply the principles on a daily basis.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 6, 2013
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September 6, 2013
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Kidpower is an amazing program that should be required in every public school in America, annually. We teach our children so much but with child safety issues we still need to increase education. I attended an afternoon class that some concerned parents put together. Kidpower came and not only had great materials to read through after the class was over, but they role played many different difficult situations in a calm approach that was helpful to our children, but not overwhelmed them. Doing it correct the first time in a practice situation will only increase our children's chances of being about to make the right decisions in difficult situations whether it be lost in a store, talking to strangers or have a close family friend or even family member cross inappropriate boundaries. The comic book we took home continues to reinforce the correct learned responses. Kidpower is a priceless gift to give children and teens. And it is never too early to teach our children how to have their own power!

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see this company funded more and for it to continue to grow to the point every child in America knows they do have power, kid power!

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 5, 2013
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February 10, 2010

I had heard fabulous things from parents in my community about Kidpower. I took my daughter to a Kidpower Workshop when she was 5 years old and was amazed at the valuable and relevant information! But... more

September 5, 2013
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My 8 year old son was just harassed on our block by three older neighborhood boys. He came home crying and sad. When I asked him about what had happened he told me the story. Despite being upset by the experience - he had actually followed Kidpower personal safety rules that he'd learned in the two workshops he's attended! I was happy to hear that he had followed his safety rules: he didn't answer them back (used his mouth-closed power); didn't get closer to them but rode away (used his move-away power); came home immediately (went to safety) and told me (got help). THIS is Kidpower in action. When a child can use skills from a workshop to stay safe in the moment - that spells success!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

February 10, 2010
2 people found this review helpful

I had heard fabulous things from parents in my community about Kidpower. I took my daughter to a Kidpower Workshop when she was 5 years old and was amazed at the valuable and relevant information! But I was also impressed with how fun, interactive, and the non-feared based ways in which the skills were taught. There was nothing scary about learning how to be safe around people! I realized after that class that both my children needed a Kidpower class - but not just once. They will each attend every year of their lives until adulthood. People safety skills are like water and bike safety skills - they need to be lived and practiced daily. I sincerely believe every child and teen needs and deserves a Kidpower Teenpower class every year.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

How much confidence my daughter has when having to set boundaries with her friends and also with strangers.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

How consistently positive and proactive they are - their workshops as well as their timely and relevant e-newsletters.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Upbeat, positive, helpful and caring.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Change an entire population of children and teens, w hich would change how people relate to one another exponentially. If kids and teens could feel safe, set boundaries and feel empowered in their world - who knows how much could transform on his planet!

Ways to make it better...

My husband had attended so he could have learned what my daughter and I did!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

How to get the word out to more and more potential clients, schools, families, communities...

One thing I'd also say is that...

If communities and schools were interpersonally progressive they would be doing everything and anything to get Kidpower and Teenpower skills taught to their youth.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

September 5, 2013
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September 5, 2013
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Kidpower gave me the language that allows me to easily talk to my son about being safe in a variety of situations. For example, I can simply explain why he can't do certain things without getting into a power struggle, and because we can talk about what he would do in certain situations, I have the confidence I need to allow him to grow in his independence (for example, dealing with public bathrooms now that he is too old to go into the ladies room with me - thank you, Kidpower!)

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

get them funding so they could bring the price down so that more people would do it. It's worth every penny, but people seem to bulk at anything over $40 and they are missing out on important info!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

September 5, 2013
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September 5, 2013
1 person found this review helpful

Love having some guidlines on personal safty for my five year old daughter. I tell anyone who tells me about bulling in school to look up kid power for help.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have more classes!

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

September 5, 2013
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September 5, 2013
1 person found this review helpful

I was gifted the kidpower book by my sister for my daughter, I have found that very useful. Post that I bought the kidpower book for caring adults. The book is very useful , I have used and discussed with my daughter and she has found it very useful and learnt the skills . I am absolutely a great admirer of this organisation. Would like to volunteer for them when they are in India.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Spread training centres across the world

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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