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Kempe Visiting Gary Melton Professorship Recap & Videos

The Gary B. Melton Visiting Professorship series: The professorship series was created by the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Colorado and the Haruv Institute in Israel. The inaugural Gary B. Melton Visiting Professorship event took place over a 2 ½-day period from September 13 to …

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Caregiver Community: Focus on the Foundations

In a world filled with parenting books and TikTok moms sharing their best caregiver strategies, taking care of children can feel overwhelming. As caregivers, you might feel like you’re not helping enough, caring enough, or nurturing enough.   Even though these feelings are hard to grapple with, Dr. Nicole Beurkens, the world’s leading holistic child …

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The Kempe Center Marks 50 Years of Protecting the World’s Children

Founder C. Henry Kempe’s legacy includes cultural reform, groundbreaking child-protective laws and the Kempe Foundation Over the past 50 years, The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect has changed the culture of children’s rights worldwide. Established in 1972, The Kempe Center became the first of its kind, providing research, training, education …

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Meet Kyla – Marketing & Communications Associate with The Kempe Foundation

Learn about Kyla and her social media tips   Originally from Indonesia, Kyla Christie Hambali a data-driven marketer with a focus in social media. Having experience as a social media consultant and manager, she has worked with companies to shine through social channels and build out campaigns and strategies. Having graduated from Babson College in …

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Governor Polis signs bills to ensure Colorado children can thrive

  The Kempe Foundation builds a safe, healthy and happy future for children with collaboration between parents, practitioners and policymakers. The Foundation’s policy team collaborates with Kempe professionals, child welfare advocates and legislators to push forward child-focused policies that will improve the lives of children and families in Colorado and beyond. We work with state …

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Gun Violence is the #1 killer of children in the United States

Below is a public statement following the Uvalde school massacre on behalf of The Kempe Center and The Kempe Foundation.    “Many people often assume that child abuse and neglect occur inside the home, usually at the hand of family members, but the fact is that child abuse and neglect can happen anywhere by anyone. Victims include …

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Kempe’s 50th Birthday Celebration: 50 Years of progress

Sponsors and Guests can still register for the party! Media Contact: Jeremy Stern The Kempe Foundation                         303-835-3544 stern.jeremy@kempe.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kempe’s 50th Birthday Celebration: 50 Years of progress Community supporters and corporate partners like Office Depot come together to celebrate   AURORA, CO (April 1, 2022) – Each year Child Abuse Prevention Month takes …

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Kempe Offers Child Abuse Expertise in Doe v. Abbott

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2022 The Kempe Center, the oldest academic center in the U.S. focused specifically on the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect joined the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) in filing an amicus brief on March 18, informing the court in Doe v. Abbott that gender-affirming care is not, in itself, …

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The Kempe Center strongly condemns the directive issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott targeting transgender youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2022 The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect strongly condemns the directive issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Feb. 22 targeting transgender youth and their parents and medical providers by categorizing gender affirming healthcare as “child abuse.” As the world’s first academic center …

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