Category Archives: Blog Posts & News

KBEP Honors Black History Month

The Katie Brown Educational Program is excited to celebrate Black history and learn more about the experiences of Black peoples in the United States and beyond. Black History Month began as Negro History Week in 1926 when Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History declared its celebration… Continue Reading

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

  Teen dating violence (TDV) is defined as a pattern of abuse or threat of abuse against teenage dating partners, occurring in different forms, including verbal, emotional, physical, sexual and digital. Every year, approximately 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner. It is also known that 3 in 4 parents have never… Continue Reading

2…4…6…8?!? We’re Expanding our Team (again)!

Join our expanding organization and be a part of the healthy relationships revolution! We are an energetic, hard-working group of folks working for a small(ish) non-profit. We seek to change the world through violence prevention education and we’re doing it every day through team-work, innovation, and passion for the young people and adults we serve. We’re… Continue Reading

#MLKDay of Service

With non-violence at the forefront of KBEP’s mission, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s vision for the world which we live in. As a nation, our remembrance of Dr. King’s work often ignores some of the core goals and values of his activism—among them, his commitment to anti-poverty work, labor organizing, and workers’ rights,… Continue Reading

Trans 101

  As part of our violence prevention education, the Katie Brown Educational Program teaches 8th-grade participants about gender stereotypes in order to reveal how these stereotypes can lead to discrimination and violence. These discussions often lead to questions from our 8th graders about transgender people and the LGBT+ community. The past few years have seen… Continue Reading

It’s the Little Things…

Holidays, bad weather, school, work and just life in general often become stressful and overwhelming. We get caught up in everything we need to do and quickly become exhausted and burnt out! In this mode, we often forget to take care of ourselves throughout the day. Taking care of ourselves might even seem impossible when… Continue Reading

Support KBEP through AmazonSmile !

  This Cyber Monday check off items on your holiday list and support KBEP by shopping through AmazonSmile! Use this link to select the Katie Brown Educational Program as your preferred charity and Amazon will donate .5% of the price of your eligible Amazon purchases to the Katie Brown Educational Program! Supporting our program is easy! Just follow the… Continue Reading

#MyGivingStory

  A life-threatening medical condition. A kitten on the brink of death. The many symptoms of poverty. What do these stories have in common (and how are they related to KBEP)? This year, three members of the Katie Brown Educational Program team are sharing their reasons for giving back to the community, through the #MyGivingStory contest. Inspired… Continue Reading