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KIND Co-Founder Brad Smith Transitions to Board Chair Emeritus After 15 Years at the Helm

February 12, 2024

KIND Co-founder Brad Smith steps down as Board Chair of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) after 15 years, overseeing significant global expansion. Pamela Passman…

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KIND Fact Sheet

January 28, 2024

We envision a world in which children’s rights and well-being are protected as they migrate alone in search of safety. Learn more about KIND, who…

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KIND’s Fall 2023 Newsletter

December 9, 2023

Read KIND's Fall 2023 Newsletter Looking Back and Looking Forward: Five Years After Zero Tolerance It has been five years since thousands of children were…

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Responding to the Unique Needs of Unaccompanied Afghan Children

October 26, 2023

In the two years since the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) has responded to the unique needs of…

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2022 Global Impact Report

October 26, 2023

Read KIND's 2022 Global Impact Report and learn more about how KIND continues to work to protect children alone, every step of the way. This…

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KIND Through the Years

June 26, 2023

KIND Through the Years: Celebrating 15 years of ensuring children’s rights and well-being are protected at every step of their migration journey. KIND was founded…

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StoryCorps: Ismael and Jessalyn

October 29, 2022

In partnership with StoryCorps, KIND attorney, Jessalyn Schwartz interviews her client, Ismael on his life, hopes for the future and the positive impact KIND has…

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Seeking Safety, Creating Change

October 18, 2022

As part of KIND's annual gala, Coming Together for Children Alone, Kids in Need of Defense debuted its art exhibit created by unaccompanied children and…

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Community-based Reintegration Programs: Promoting Rootedness and Opportunity for Central American Migrant Children

October 13, 2022

There are many root causes of child migration from Central America, including violence, climate change, instability, and food scarcity. Learn more about the importance of…

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