Empower Kids

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Empowerment Parenting



Upcoming Event

Upcoming interview with Westchester County Business Journal in New York state. 20 minute podcast interview with Stephanie Mann on October 23rd at 5pm (PT). We will discuss “Teen Intolerance” and how to develop the 3C’s in children. Courage, Character and a self-protective Conscience. 

Upcoming Event

Friday, September 25th, Presentation with Stephanie Mann “Peace Starts With Me: Empowering the Individual.”: A UC Berkeley college club whose mission is to inspire and empower students to be global citizens. A new event series involves recognizing local peacemakers and having a discussion on the tangible ways that college students can make peace within themselves,…

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Keeping Kids Safe Begins At Home And In Our Neighborhoods

Did you ever hear the quote, “You can’t change other people; you can only change yourself?” That includes the relationship between citizens and police. Intimidation, name-calling, violence, and “Defund Police” will only make communities more vulnerable and less safe. And, to make matters worse, harden police and citizen attitudes toward each other and the community.…

The Perfect Storm for Violence!

The murder of 12 and wounding of 58 people at a theater in Aurora, CO is another national tragedy sparking debate on gun control. Based on my experience as a crime and violence prevention consultant, over the past 35 years, I see a need to share what I have learned about violence. The seed for…

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What’s “Safe Kids Now” about…


Everyone Wants Safer Communities Where Children Feel Respected and Protected. Be Part of the Solution!
Safe Kids Now Offers Steps to Keep Children Safe From Bullies, Abuse, Drugs, Crime and Violence.
Empowerment Parenting
My First Steps to a Safe Neighborhood
Street Safe Kids
City Leaders Can Create Safer Cities!

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WHAT MAKES THIS PROGRAM DIFFERENT? Stephanie Mann has been a crime and violence prevention specialist and consultant working with criminal justice agencies, politicians, police and citizen groups since 1976. She has helped city leaders strengthen families, support youth and restore community peace. Now, any city can strengthen families. Fear and anger grows when police assume too much power. When neighbors take ownership of neighborhood safety, they reduce social isolation, fear and PREVENT youthful bad behavior. Involved neighbors can build trust, restore hope, solve problems and help create community PEACE. The imbalance of power led to violence in Ferguson MO and Baltimore MD and many other cities. Demonstrations across America exposed the breakdown between citizens and police.

About the Author

Stephanie L Mann the Executive director of SKN

Stephanie L. Mann

  • Crime and Violence Prevention Consultant
  • Author
  • Speaker
  • Workshop Leader