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RI Kids Will Be The Safest From Predators!

RI may be the smallest state but our kids will be the safest with my new campaign that is geared to educate kids how to escape a predator.


I want to do something to help keep kids safe, besides owning my own business for over 23 years and teaching self defense, kickboxing and boxing to children and adults. I have also authored 2 books on safety.

My first book, The Elements of Staying Safe, is more for young adult and older. My second book, Power Parent is a great tool and resource for parents to read and act upon by talking to their children and going over some of the tips I mention in the book with them.

My new campaign I am starting in February is to get this message out to all Rhode Island schools and be in the face of these children, teaching them the most important way to escape a predator. By not only listening to kids and teaching them to use their voice (against sexual predators) our RI children will know the main ways to escape a predator if grabbed and forced to go with them.

I have safety tip cards I will be giving out to all the schools so the kids can take them home to share with their parents and keep posted as a reminder. You can never be too safe and I feel it's so important to role-play and talk to your children about scenarios that could happen. We don't want to scare our children or make them paranoid but we do want to make them safe, and smart enought to react and get out of a bad sitution.

Stay tuned for more information. To schedule me to come into your school, contact me at my email address goddessboxer@gmail.com

Christina Rondeau  

 

 

 

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Jack Baillargeron February 05, 2013 at 07:26 PM
Great progam, we need more people this concerned to actually address the problem with a viable solution like this, instead of hoping the Government can do it. It should be obvious to anyone that The Government and law enforcement cannot do it. Consider this, Police are almost after the fact in almost all cases. Not a dig at police it is the reality of their job, as I know of no officers who do not feel great guilt when they cannot prevent these things. This is where self-responsibility is on the populace to address these problems period. Police are not there to protect you, they are there to capture the criminals and make sure they go to Justice. Yes they have "protect and serve" on many cars, however they can not possibly be every where with every person obviously. I hope many read this article and those that have not concidered these types of programs, or martial arts training re-consider it. Society today is dangerous and children are the most at risk. Remember it is not to teach the children to live in fear, to be aware and have no problem running from the actions and report them of these criminals, who are not fools and very good at luring children into their clutches. My opinion anyway.
Renee Cwiek February 05, 2013 at 08:42 PM
There's something about someone who says I want to be in the face of these kids that kind of puts me off. You don't mention if there is a fee for your service or if you just do it because you want to help?
Jack Baillargeron February 05, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Renee, she is a professional Martial Arts "KickBoxer" from RI. You can google her and will find a lot. I do not think someone out in the open like that who is will to go to schools even for a small fee( I do not know her), But her heart is obviously in the right place in my opinion. I do think she should maybe put more information, but to me anything that help kids( Martial Arts is very good for that) should be given the benefit of the doubt. ;-}
Russell Archambault February 06, 2013 at 01:27 AM
I WOULD THINK ANYONE WITNESSING A RAPE, ESPECIALY IF IT IS A YOUNG 15 YEAR OLD GIRL, NO MATER HOW LONG AGO OR WHO THE PERPITRATOR, OR PERPITRATORS WERE, THAT PERSON SHOULD COME FOWARD AND REPORT IT ONLY TO THE CHIEF OF POLICE
Christina Rondeau February 06, 2013 at 02:48 AM
HI Renee! There is no fee for this program. I am very passionate about keeping children safe. What I mean about in your face is they need a person (me) to actually talk about the tips to them that are on our Tip Sheet. It's simple and hits on main points the children will actually remember. Check out my site www.fightbackkids.com for more information. Kids will remember this with a passionate person in front of them talking about safety verses just handing them a hand out to take home.
Leave RI February 06, 2013 at 02:55 AM
thanks for the program..what a good gesture..
Russell Archambault February 06, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Sexual Assault Crimes Defined The rape statute was repealed in 1981 and re-enacted as first-degree sexual assault (1981 Pub. Law 119 § 1). “First-degree sexual assault” is sexual penetration involving a perpetrator who (1) knows that the victim is mentally incapacitated, mentally disabled, or physically helpless; (2) uses force or coercion; (3) is able to overcome the victim by concealment or surprise; or (4) uses medical treatment for sexual arousal, gratification, or stimulation (R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-2). “First-degree child molestation sexual assault” is sexual penetration of a person age 14 or younger (R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-8.1). “Second-degree child molestation sexual assault” is sexual contact with a person age 14 or younger (R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-8.3). “Second-degree sexual assault” is sexual contact by a perpetrator who (1) knows that the victim is mentally incapacitated, mentally disabled, or physically helpless; (2) uses force or coercion; (3) is able to overcome the victim by concealment or surprise; or (4) uses medical treatment for sexual arousal, gratification, or stimulation (R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-4). “Third-degree sexual assault” is sexual penetration of a person between ages of 14 and 16 by a person age 18 or older (R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-37-6).

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