In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

KID – giving parents a voice

This past week, KID’s Executive Director, Nancy Cowles spent a few days in West Conshohocken, PA and one in Washington DC.  In both places, she was making sure that the voices of parents and consumers were heard by policy makers and represented as KID works for new strong standards and continued protections. ASTM International facilitates...

Welcome KID’s 2015- 2016 interns

At the start of each school year, KID welcomes a team of interns to the organization. These students assist KID throughout the year and allow us to accomplish so much more. Here are KID’s new interns: Jessica Attas My name is Jessica Attas. I am a first year master’s student at The University of Chicago School of Social...

How to use what you learn in a KID safety workshop

So you attended KID’s safety workshop Creating Safe environments for Children? Great! We hope that you learned a lot and were able to bring new awareness and resources back to your home or facility. If you weren’t able to attend a workshop yet that’s OK, you can still get a lot of useful safety information...

Let’s take some big steps for safety this month

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September is Baby Safety Month. It was originally named such by the Juvenile Products Manufacturer’s Association as a campaign with retailers to focus on nursery products and safety.  But others now embrace the opportunity to talk safety with parents and caregivers.  This year, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has adopted the hashtag #BareIsBest for...
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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


Save the Date!
KID Best Friend Award Night, 2016
Honoring Lisa Turano Solano, VP Legal, Turano Baking Company

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The Ivy Room, 12 East Ohio Street, Chicago
6:00pm -8:30pm

We hope you’ll join us as we honor long-time KID supporter, Lisa Turano Solano, for her tireless efforts in promoting our work.

Click here for 2016 sponsor opportunities, or contact for more information.

Check out the photos from the 2015 BFA here!


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

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


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