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Sam Witten Reflects on his Relationship with KIND

Sam Witten, Keeping Kids Safe Leadership Council Member and Longtime KIND Supporter, Reflects on his Relationship with KIND  In February 2023, I joined the Keeping…...

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Snapshot: How Partners in Guatemala Work on Gender-Based Violence Prevention

Snapshot: How Partners in Guatemala Work on Gender-Based Violence Prevention:  Many of the children KIND serves come from Guatemala, and gender violence is often the…...

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KIND Clients Create Stop Motion Claymation Films with Partner Artolution

Explore the creative journey of youth participants in KIND's collaboration with Artolution, crafting stop motion Claymation films funded by a National Endowment for the Arts…...

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Senior KIND Staff Travel to Colombia to Investigate Situation of Unaccompanied Children in the Darien Gap

Discover KIND's recent investigative journey to Colombia, where Vice President Jennifer Podkul and Senior Director Laura Just explored the challenges facing unaccompanied children crossing the…...

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Longtime KIND Partner Artolution Empowers Youth Through Art

In honor of Social Work Month and Youth Art Month, we are highlighting one of our key partners, Artolution. Artolution is a nonprofit organization whose…...

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A Conversation with Dr. Luis Zayas

A Conversation with Dr. Luis Zayas: Immigrant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Expert and Member of the Keeping Kids Safe Campaign Leadership Council  Q: Could…...

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KIND’s New Jersey Office Collaborates with Artist Tamara Torres for Windows of Understanding Public Art Project

KIND’s New Jersey Office was recently nominated to be part of a public art project called Windows of Understanding whose mission is to transform public…...

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KIND Launches New Project to Prevent Trafficking of Children Displaced from Ukraine, Welcomes Alexandra Malangone as Project Director

Explore KIND's impactful new initiative, the Suzir’ya project, aimed at protecting children displaced by the devastating war in Ukraine. Led by human rights lawyer Alexandra…...

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A child looks at a soldier while waiting for further transport after crossing the Ukrainian border with Poland in Medyka, southeastern Poland on March 14, 2022. - Over 2.8 million refugees have fled Ukraine since the invasion began, more than half going to Poland, according to the UN refugee agency. (Photo by Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP) (Photo by LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Lessons Learned Providing Support to Children Displaced from Ukraine

This month marks the two-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Since the escalation of hostilities in 2022, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)…...

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