Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International (Known As Kidpower)

Rating: 4.84 stars   142 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Education, Crime & Law, Bullying

Location: PO Box 1212 Santa Cruz CA 95061 USA

Mission: Vision: To work together to create cultures of caring, respect and safety for everyone, everywhere. Mission: To teach people of all ages and abilities how to stay safe, act wisely, and believe in themselves.
Results: Kidpower has served over 2 million people with empowering and effective self-protection, confidence-building, advocacy, and personal safety skills. People who have participated in our programs and used our educational materials have said that our programs have prepared them and the people important to them to build better relationships and protect themselves from most bullying, abuse, assault, and abduction.
Target demographics: Kidpower serves people of all ages and abilities, especially children in need, individuals with disabilities, and survivors of domestic violence and childhood abuse.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 20,000 through workshops and over 200,000 through educational resources
Geographic areas served: We serve people locally, across the US, and around the world through trainings, educational resources, and consultations. Our US Centers include: California (offices in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area including Peninsula, East Bay, South Bay, North Bay; Monterey Bay, Los Angeles, and San Diego), Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Texas. and Vermont. Our international Centers include Argentina, Canada (British Columbia and Quebec), Germany, India, Lebanon, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam,We also have Advocates working with our organization in Pakistan, South Africa, and Vietnam.
Programs: Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International provides an extensive free on-line Library used by individuals and organizations worldwide; affordable publications used by families, schools, and youth organizations for their own bullying and abuse prevention programs; and positive and practical workshops. Our organization provides curriculum development, training of instructors, quality assurance, and center development support for our services everywhere. Within California, we organize and teach workshops through offices in different communities. Last year, internationally, Kidpower served an estimated 50,000 children, teens, and adults, including those with special needs, through our People Safety skills workshops, parent education, training of professionals, and educational resources. About 40% were served through direct workshops and an estimated 60% were served through our educational resources. Of everyone served, over 20,000 were in California, and 30,000 were in different locations around the US and the world.
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2 people found this review helpful

I love everything Kidpower stands for, and how awesome they are at educating the kids. I look forward to getting more involved with Kidpower....its worth my money & time!

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Kidpower provides wonderful training in how to stay safe for children of all ages. They also are careful to walk their talk, in other words they operation the non-profit in a way that is respectful and not abusive of anyone. I admire them tremendously. I was honored to serve on their Board of Directors for many years.

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KidPower teaches valuable safety skills to children and adults. This group really walks their talk, it is never ok to accept abuse. I have been involved with them for 20 years. I have practiced martial arts and taught self defense for many years and KidPower really does a great job, and it does it in a fun and safe way.

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2012

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I'm a donor to Kidpower because I'm a firm believer in their mission. Kidpower is an excellent ressource to the community. Kidpower deserves to be financially supported because of this. And I am particularly fond of their time honored policy to never turn anyone away for lack of money.

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I've been able to experience for myself how powerful and useful the skills they teach really are.

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About every month

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2010-9-01

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I became involved in KidPower many many years ago. I originally got involved through a dear friend and client who became a spokesperson for the organization. I went to her graduation and was so impressed in her transformation, I took the training and then when my boys, who are now 25 and 26, were old enough I gave them the training. I realized through my training the confidence and knowledge of my own strengths. I owe KidPower for all the was given to me and my sons. I was able to let my children go out in the world knowing they had the knowledge and ability to be safe. I saw the benefits then and know it helps them to this day to be confident in themselves where ever they go. I continue to stay involved and connected for anyone I know who can benefit from this organization. Everyone should know how to be Safe.

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How I approach life and safety. I see how my children benefited from the training.

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About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-6-01

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