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The place for the latest information, content and announcements from Kids Above All!

Camp Sheilah Partnership

helping youth heal from trauma


Kids Above All is proud to announce that we have partnered with the Sheilah A. Doyle Foundation to assume operational control of Camp Sheilah, a grief camp for youth ages 7-17 who have lost a family member to homicide. 

Read more about the partnership below:

Putting Kids Above All E7: Lake County Services

Step Up & Stand Up For Kids

Kids Above All commemorates juneteenth

We commemorate today Juneteenth, the ending of slavery in the United States, two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.

At Kids Above All, we’re committed to ending systemic racism and injustice that African Americans still face in our country by listening, learning, supporting and advocating for equity and justice.

Putting Kids Above All E6: Our new name & visual identity

In this week’s episode #PuttingKidsAboveAll, Mike’s back to talk with our President and CEO Dan Kotowski about our new name and visual identity, Kids Above All, as well as how this change will make a difference in the lives of our kids and families.

KAA launch video: Our new name & Brand

Kids Above All is about drawing a line in the sand. Too many children, especially children from black and brown communities, are dying, suffering, and enduring daily trauma from racism, poverty and violence. Policymakers, community members, the general public–all of us– haven’t done enough to place the safety, well-being and education of kids above everything else.

That means giving kids, regardless of what they look like or what community they come from, have every opportunity to have the best life possible. It’s time to step up and stand up so all kids can achieve their full potential.

We invite you to view our launch video for more information.

The Announcement: Kids Above all

On June 15, 2020, after 34 year, ChildServ proudly announces that the organization has legally changed its name and visual identity to Kids Above All. Read more below. 

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