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Review for Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International (known as Kidpower), Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

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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Role:  Client Served

Review for Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International (known as Kidpower), Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

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.

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.

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.

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Role:  Client Served & Attended a Kidpower Workshop.