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KARA Maintains this site with the hope
that this information will compel you
to share it with your lawmakers –
change won’t come without you
Kids at Risk Action (KARA) is a non-profit action tank that supports the people, policies, and programs that improve the lives of at-risk children. We are passionate and unapologetic advocates for the welfare of abused and neglected kids in Minnesota, the United States, and around the world.
Current Initiatives Include:
- Save the Minnesota community Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Guardian ad Litem program (short powerful video)
- Financial Literacy and Grant Program: The KARA financial literacy program is a place to learn, discuss and ask questions, find meaningful guidance and help teenagers and young adults start their financial journey off on the right path. Monthly peer group discussions about personal financial issues and real-world financial tools, seed funding, and problem-solving for each participant.
- INVISIBLE CHILDREN Necessary Conversations (2 M Video): Check out KARA’S Metro University’s St Paul Campus Student Centerinvite Start the ENDING CHILD ABUSE conversation on your campus! If you are a MN college, Community Center or Business Campus, and want to find out if this program fits your campus; Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with NECESSARY CONVERSATIONS in the subject line.
- KARA rebuttal of Program Management’s ongoing effort to end the CASA Guardian ad Litem program in Minnesota
- KARA effort to provide $120,000 Google Ad Grants to CASA organizations (free at the basic level). Share this with your CASA contacts.
KARA is a resource for
OVERLOOKED AND MISUNDERSTOOD
abused & neglected Children
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(especially with your State Representative!)
Find your State Rep here.
Change comes when the community gets involved
Safe Passage Investigative Report on Child Maltreatment Death in Child Protective Services
You can help support our mission by:
- Volunteering your time
- Shopping using Amazon Smile, will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Use this button to activate KARA as your charity of choice… and then just shop as usual.
Contact us with your interest and questions!