In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

Keeping Up with Back-to-School Safety and Recent Recalls

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If it’s September, it must be time for back to school! It’s time slip out of swimsuits and into school uniforms and get ready for a new year of learning and growing. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has a great Back-to-School Safety Checklist. Here are a few highlights: If your child will be biking to school...

My experience at KID

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Ludo has been with KID all summer as part of a international student exchange program. Below, she details her experience with KID and what she gained as a result of this summer.  I had very positive feelings about KID since the first time I spoke on Skype with Nancy and Laura in the spring of 2015....

Abigail, Danny L, Jamie, Liam (Over 12 Million Cribs Recalled since 2007)

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More infants die every year in cribs than from any other nursery product. There are many reasons why a child can die or be injured by a crib– today we are highlighting the stories of four. Abigail’s crib rails came loose in a corner, causing her hand to pinch and get caught in the gap. The...

Trevor (What to Know About Infant Swings)

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One fateful day in April, Trevor fell asleep in his Lil Napper swing at his child care home and was tragically strangled. He became entangled in the shoulder harness straps that buckled between the legs. The swing had been recalled 5 years earlier but the news had unfortunately not reached the child care provider. (Read...
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NEWS

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July 2015

KID to hold bumper pad exchange in Humboldt Park. Read more

February 2015

KID releases a new report on 2014 recalled children’s products as well as a look back at 10 years of recall data. Read more

October 2014

KID releases a new report on child product safety in Illinois child care Read more

September 2014

CPSC votes 4-0 to adopt new standard for magnet sets Read more

July 2014

KID issues new report on summer safety. Read more

KID program director gives great advice to grandparents on what products to avoid. Read more

May 2014

Health & safety advocates join to support statewide ban on sale of crib bumper pads due to suffocation risk Read more

KID hosts BFA 2014 honoring Inez Tenenbaum Read more

Consumer groups respond to Buckyball Settlement Read more

April 2014

KID board member, Geoff Phillips, recognized with award Read more

Illinois House votes to ban the sale of crib bumper pads Read more

February 2014

KID report shows recalled products remain in our homes Read more

November 2013

Consumer groups praise Tenenbaum’s tenure at CPSC. Read more

September 2013

KID founders co-author op-ed on safety bill’s fifth anniversary. Read more

August 2013

KID, Congressional Representatives and others mark the fifth anniversary of landmark safety bill. Read more

August 2013

Consumer groups mark five years of safety. Read more

July 2013

KID shares safety information on TV and furniture tip-overs. Read more

EVENTS

Bottle & Bottega Event

YP boardOn August 18, KID’s Young Professionals Board hosted its first fundraiser event at Bottle & Bottega . Click here to see pictures from the event. 

RECENT UPDATES

Read the latest E Alert for up-to-date highlights.

Read the latest Recall Digest for the most recent recalls of children’s products.

NEW KID is hiring a part-time administrative assistant.  Come help us grow!  Details here.

 

 


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