Talking to Children about Race

AACPS, KINDNESS GROWS HERE CO-SPONSORING FORUM ON TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT RACE Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Kindness Grows Here will co-sponsor a virtual forum next week to help adults talk to children about issues surrounding race. The forum will feature six parents of elementary school students who will share their experiences and perspectives... Continue Reading →

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#BlackLivesMatter

Right now we are angry, we are energized, we are engaged. But we must ensure that the energy, engagement, and dedication to make change...lasts. Going to a protest is not enough. Posting outrage on FB is not enough.  We must all commit to listening, learning, and working to make change. We must commit to being... Continue Reading →

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#JustOne

During these unprecedented times kindness is more important than ever. As we battle a pandemic, racism, and so many other challenges, communities must come together. Help us change the world by doing #JustOne act of kindness for someone else. Watch our video and learn more! https://youtu.be/5tQsrSopJcw All you have to do is commit #JustOne act... Continue Reading →

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How to Talk to Your Children About Differences

As an organization dedicated to fostering kindness in children we know it is crucial to teach children that differences are something to celebrate, not ridicule. In recent weeks we have received many requests for books we recommend. Below you will find a downloadable list of some of our favorite books on the topics of racism,... Continue Reading →

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What does it really mean to be kind?

As the founder of an organization dedicated to fostering kindness in children, this is a topic about which I have thought A LOT. When I decided that spreading kindness as far and wide as possible would be my mission, I did not embark on that mission without doing a lot of soul searching about what... Continue Reading →

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Why donate to Kindness Grows Here?

There are so many amazing charities out there that you can consider donating to. But here's why we think you should donate to Kindness Grows Here: 1 . We are a grass roots organization. We have a dedicated Board of Directors with a vast array of skills who all support our mission with their time... Continue Reading →

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How Can We Help Your School??

As Kindness Grows Here expands our scope of influence we are very eager to partner with more schools. If you are an administrator, teacher, or parent, please read below and learn how Kindness Grows Here can help you foster kindness at your school or in your classroom. Kindness Assemblies Our founder and President, Kristen Caminiti, has... Continue Reading →

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Spotlight on Kindness!

Meet Arden! She's a 9 year-old 4th Grader at Crofton Meadows Elementary. She wore one of our "I WILL BE YOUR FRIEND" shirts on the first day of school and she really took its message to heart! Below is a conversation her mom shared with us yesterday: I asked my daughter Arden what she did... Continue Reading →

Kid Kindness Grants 2019

Applications are now closed. They will re-open on September 1, 2020. Are you between the ages of 5-18??? Do you have a fantastic idea about how to spread kindness??? Do you need money to help you do it??? If so, we can help and we want to hear from you! Kindness Grows Here, Inc will... Continue Reading →

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